Getting a piece of jewelry for yourself or for a loved one is a task that should not be taken lightly. The shopping ought to be enjoyed that’s true but don’t do it carelessly as you could potentially make the wrong investment. You’ve read that right. Jewelries and accessories today are considered investments too given their costs and values. That term is not only limited to real estate assets and stocks. For the sake of this article, let’s talk about the platinum diamond solitaire ring and the pros and cons of getting one.
One has to admit that they are pretty. Plus, they exude this certain charm of regality and elegance. Diamonds are timeless and are therefore considered a classic. They are no doubt the most popular gemstone today due to their immense luster and fire. The solitary stone regardless of size also creates a statement and depending on the occasion and the recipient can be used as a form of symbolism. Do you remember engagement rings? Most of them are solitaires as it aims to signify that the recipient is the giver’s one and only. As for the platinum, its white metal finish makes it so versatile. It will look amazing on anyone as it complements every skin color. You don’t have to worry about finding out your undertone and whether you’re a warm, cold or neutral. In terms of fashion and dressing, it will also look good on any hue, pattern or texture. Dressing up is made easy this way. Moreover, both diamond and platinum score high on the durability aspect. Platinum for example suffers the least metal loss under scratch tests against copper, gold and silver while the diamond scores highest on the Mohs scale. They may not be invincible but compared to the others, they’re pretty much super.
Platinum over time can develop a patina, a thin green layer formed by corrosion on the surface of some metals and minerals. This can be a hit or miss as some people like it while others don’t. The diamond as a gemstone is popular for its durability and its ability to scratch metals and other precious stones. This makes it a necessity for owners to store them separately. As a matter of fact, you can even scratch or cut yourself with it by accident.
So would you get a platinum diamond solitaire ring? That\’s up for you to decide but for us, we’ll do. We’ve actually got loads of them in our jewelry stash.