Learn about Platinum

Platinum derives from the Spanish word ‘platina’ meaning silver. It is the most expensive and hard wearing of the precious metals. Platinum’s strength and durability makes it an ideal metal within which to set the most valuable of stones. It does not tarnish and its purity means that it will not cause an allergic reaction. Find out more....

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