Stainless Steel Jewelry Pros and Cons

Stainless Steel Jewelry Pros and Cons

Stainless steel is one of the most popular choices when it comes to jewelry. Initially used for earrings and necklaces, this material is widely looked for nowadays when it comes to jewelry. As a combination of titanium, chromium, and nickel, steel is an affordable option for whoever wants a durable jewelry piece. Of course, not…

Palladium Rings Pros and Cons

Palladium Rings Pros and Cons

Palladium is one of the precious metals used in the creation of rings. Similar to platinum in look, but cheaper, palladium is a great chance for newlyweds to honor their marriage with some affordable, yet gorgeous rings. The term “palladium” comes from Roman and Greek mythology, and the metal’s name itself comes from the second-largest…

How Much Does a Diamond Ring Cost? (with 17 Examples)

How Much Does a Diamond Ring Cost? (with 17 Examples)

Jewelry prices do vary and diamond rings are no exception. The brand, seasonal and limited collections, discounts, designers, metal bases and of course the diamond’s carat, color, clarity and cut affect the price. This work only takes the carat into account and aims to give a general idea on the price levels. Please note that…

Platinum Rings Pros and Cons

Platinum Rings Pros and Cons

Platinum is one of the world’s rarest metals, making wedding rings and bands crafted from it more expensive than pieces made of gold. For example, we mine roughly 160 tons of platinum every year, while gold mining provides us with up to 1500 tons a year. Therefore, it goes without saying that platinum jewelry is…

Titanium Rings Pros and Cons

Titanium Rings Pros and Cons

Titanium rings are getting increasing attention. They have become a trendy choice for wedding rings. Next to gold and silver, titanium rings stand out, especially with their cool black titanium color. Even so, there are more to titanium jewelry. Will titanium ring last long? Are titanium rings good quality? Are two of the questions one…

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…