The Difference Between Platinum & White Gold

Ang Chen ·

The appearance of platinum and white gold is so similar that people might be confused.

 

What is platinum?

Platinum is a naturally occurring white metal, which is rarer than gold, and much heavier and harder. It’s not mixed with any alloys.

Because of its hardness, platinum can be used in a purer form than gold.Usually at about 95%. It’s recommended if you have any metal allergies or sensitivities.And there won’t Therefore, platinum jewelry is much more expensive than gold jewellery.

 

What is white gold?

White gold is made by alloys and not a pure white metal. Jewelers have to mix with other alloys to make gold white.It’s more durable than platinum for daily wearing.

 

So, which is more fit for you? It definitely depends on your own needs.