Choosing a Metal Type for an Engagement Ring
Consider her preferred jewelry style when deciding on the precious metal of her engagement ring. Does she wear primarily yellow gold, white metal, or a combination of each? Let’s take a look at some of the most common precious metals used for engagement rings
Gold is a classic, timeless option for engagement rings. In its purest form (24-karat), gold is too soft for use in jewelry. When used to make engagement rings, gold is typically alloyed with other metals like copper, silver, nickel, and zinc to add strength and durability. The ratio of alloy to gold content is what determines the gold’s carat weight and purity.