Platinum vs White Gold: Choosing the Perfect Metal for Your Jewelry

Selecting the right metal for your jewelry is a significant decision that can affect its appearance, durability, and cost. Two popular options for luxurious and elegant jewelry, available at Syndiora, are platinum and white gold. While both metals offer a stunning, silver-like finish, they have distinct differences that make each unique. Let's explore these differences to help you make an informed decision for your next jewelry purchase.

Composition and Purity:
Platinum: A naturally white and rarer metal, typically 90-95% pure. It is hypoallergenic, making it suitable for those with sensitive skin. Platinum is known for its durability and resistance to tarnish and corrosion.
White Gold: An alloy of gold mixed with other white metals like nickel, palladium, or silver. It is usually 14k or 18k, meaning it is 58.3% or 75% pure gold, respectively.

Appearance and Durability:
Platinum: Does not fade or change over time, with a lustrous, silvery sheen that complements the lab grown diamonds. It is one of the most durable metals used in jewelry, resistant to scratching and tarnishing.
White Gold: While durable, it is not as scratch-resistant as platinum.

Cost and Affordability:
Platinum: Typically, more expensive than white gold due to its rarity, density, and purity. It is a luxury choice for those seeking a prestigious metal for their jewelry.
White Gold: More affordable than platinum, making it popular for those looking for a beautiful, white metal at a comparatively lower price point then platinum.  
Both platinum and white gold, available at Syndiora, offer unique qualities and benefits. Platinum is prized for its rarity, durability, and natural white color, ideal for luxurious and long-lasting jewelry. White gold is affordable and provides a beautiful white metal option. 
Whether you choose platinum or white gold from Syndiora, both metals can create stunning and timeless pieces of jewelry that will be cherished for years to come.