- What are the 5 C's?
- What is the difference between white gold and platinum?
- What does your choice between platinum or white gold depend on?
White gold and platinum look very similar at first glance but differs in many areas. How do you recognize them? Well, using the five C's: Composition, Coulour, Cost, Care and Culture. A preference for platinum or white gold? Get to know the difference between white gold and platinum here.
Most viewed diamond jewels
1.50 carat diamond gradient bracelet in yellow goldFrom ￥ 22.780 (excl. VAT)
0.90 carat solitaire diamond ring in platinum with six prongsFrom ￥ 9.880 (excl. VAT)
XO earrings in red gold with small round diamondsFrom ￥ 3.350 (excl. VAT)
0.20 carat diamond design infinity necklace in platinumFrom ￥ 10.960 (excl. VAT)
4.00 carat diamond tennis bracelet in white goldFrom ￥ 26.900 (excl. VAT)
1st C: How does the composition of white gold differ from platinum?
Pure gold is too pliable and therefore not suitable for making jewellery. That's why we're always talking about a gold alloy, a combination of gold and another metal
Platinum is not an alloy, but a raw material
2nd C: What colour does white gold and platinum have?
Maintenance is sometimes necessary
The price also differs
If you decide against buying platinum, but rather white gold, you can invest the money you saved in a larger diamond for your engagement ring. But of course, the choice is absolutely yours.
How does white gold retain its colour?
Cleaning white gold or platinum jewellery yourself is easier than you think. Even for jewellery with diamonds, you have the right cleaning agents at home