Choosing the ring metal are also one of the main decision you have to make when looking for an engagement ring. Factors that you should consider when choosing your ring metals is budget, overall outlook, and maintenance needed.
White gold is the most popular choices as engagement ring metal, and a more affordable substitutes for platinum ring. Besides the more affordable price, white gold also has higher durability and scratch resistant than the other metal. White gold also complement white diamonds and lady with fair and rosy skin tones perfectly. However, white gold need to be dipped every few years to maintain its color and brilliance, but the maintenance is inexpensive, and often offered for free by certain jewellers.
Rose gold is an alloy with the mixtures of yellow gold, copper and silver. Rose gold are also often referred as red gold or pink gold. Having the tone of rose and red, it often symbolize as romantic metal. Not only that, rose gold able to style well with both men and women, but also to most of the skin tones. Rose Gold is also the more affordable option among other type of gold metal.
Being the most classic metal used in engagement and wedding occasion, able to portrait the classic looks of a ring. Yellow Gold metal compliment well with diamonds with lower color grade, as well as people with olive or darker skin tones. Another pros of Yellow Gold is the easy maintenance of the ring.
Being the most rare and expensive metal among others, platinum portrait a symbol of prestige and modern looks. Platinum rings suit well with people with fair and rosy skin tones. But the significantly higher price are often the reason people shy away from platinum ring, and choose a White Gold ring which are pretty similar from appearance.