Cobalt Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Cobalt Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Cobalt offers a different flavor in wedding rings. The pros of cobalt rings are lightweight, scratch resistance, price, hypoallergenic, easy maintenance and a beautiful shiny look. The cons of cobalt wedding bands are difficult to resize, not a precious metal and hard to engrave. What is Cobalt? Cobalt is a transition metal with atomic number 27…

Stainless Steel Jewelry Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Stainless Steel Jewelry Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Stainless steel jewelry is on an uptrend. This is not a surprise as its pros outweigh its cons. Stainless steel has many advantages and few points on the downside. Most notable advantages of stainless steel are durability, availability, price, variety, environmentally friendliness, safety and low maintenance needs. On the other side, stainless steel pieces may…

Palladium Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Palladium Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

  Palladium rings are becoming an increasingly popular choice for wedding rings.  This will become obvious when you see its pros outplay the cons.  The pros of palladium rings are silver and platinum-like attractive look, lightweight, affordability, hypoallergenic and easy maintenance.  The cons of palladium rings are, being not flexible like some other metals and not widely available.   …

Platinum Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Platinum Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

The pros of platinum rings are high density, natural white color, hypoallergenic, sparkle enhancing for gemstones and durability.  The cons of platinum wedding bands are a colder white color, difficult to modify and price.   What is platinum?  Platinum is a precious metal with atomic number 78 on the periodic table. Its symbol is Pt.  Its name…

Titanium Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Titanium Rings Pros and Cons [2020 Updated]

Titanium rings are receiving increasing attention putting them on an uptrend for wedding rings. The reasons will become obvious when you see its pros outplay the cons. The pros of titanium rings are hypoallergenic, lightweight, hard and durable, do not change color, easily engraved. The cons of titanium wedding bands are hard to resize and…

Rhodium vs Gold

Rhodium vs Gold

Gold and rhodium are both widely used in jewelry. While gold can be used as the main metal in a piece and plating, rhodium is used as plating. Why you may ask? Rhodium is durable but brittle. Thus it may show cracks easily and lose its form. However, it is a very good metal for…