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Jewelry Definition – Platinum

Platinum-wedding-bandPlatinum is a grey-white, heavy, precious metal that is dense, malleable and resistant to corrosion and tarnishing.  For these reasons it is an excellent metal for jewelry making.

Also because of these properties, platinum doesn’t have to be alloyed with other metals to the extent that gold does.

Platinum used in jewelry is generally about 95% pure, as opposed to 14k gold, which is 58% pure.

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