Which precious metals are used for rings?

Gold is elegant and versatile

Precious metals such as silver, gold and platinum and alternatives like titanium and stainless steel, all play their part in creating exquisite rings.

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Gold, which is an elegant and versatile metal, comes in yellow, white and rose. It’s very malleable and can be crafted into creative pieces, without straining the metal too much. Gold is a great investment and it’s an easy metal to look after. It is advisable to store jewellery made from gold separately from other items to avoid discolouration. Gold is resistant to rust, but the ring’s shine could fade if it comes into contact with cleaning detergents. Polishing gold rings with a soft cloth can help restore the original shine.

White gold is fashionable and is a popular alternative to yellow gold or even silver and platinum, while rose gold is made up of gold combined with copper to …