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Platinum a magnificent silvery-white

Article By: finn10
Literary fiction


Submitted:Aug 22, 2010    Reads: 44    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   

In the early days, gold was just yellow. But today when you see yellow gold, it is mostly for rings and pendants that are either old, or for flashy designs. The metal of choice for engagement rings and wedding rings alike has become white gold. But then, there is one small tragedy which comes in when you wear white gold. It bears an uncanny resemblance to sterling silver! So, if you are the kind to show off, wearing a ring that resembles silver does Tiffany jewellery not augment well! With modern technology, it is also possible to create gold in a few other colors, but that is stuff for another article!

Going back in time, the name Platinum is derived from Spanish - from the phrase 'Platina del Pinto', which can be translated as 'little silver of the Pinto river'. That is where the metal was first found, and hence the name stuck. Platinum started becoming very popular in the 18th century, when King Louis XV of France declared it to be the only metal fit for a king's jewelry, as it was so rare!

Platinum a magnificent silvery-white when pure metal, holds the leading position in list of noble metals, along with silver, gold, and bronze. Platinum is a rare metal with unique level of features and qualities that add more reasons for this already precious metal to be a rarer and exclusive metal, ideal for making high quality special jewellery products.


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