natural white luster of platinum provides the perfect complement for
diamond solitaire rings, engagement rings, wedding bands, anniversary
rings, and for all types of jewelry for both men and women. Platinum
beautifully enhances the brilliance and depth of diamonds or other
Platinum is one of the finest, purest and rarest of the precious metals.
Platinum is present in only a few locations around the world and mining
the lustrous metal requires an estimated 10 tons of ore to produce one
fine ounce. By comparison, thatís nearly three times the amount of ore
required to produce an ounce of fine gold. Its high melting point,
ductility, hardness, and resistance to wear and oxidation make platinum
an excellent choice for jewelry that's worn every day. Itís also
hypoallergenic, an important benefit for allergy sufferers.
The United States Federal Trade Commission publishes guidelines for
acceptable marking standards for platinum jewelry sold in the US.
Platinum jewelry that contains at least 95% pure platinum (950 parts per
thousand) may be marked or described "Platinum" lower purities are
marked with "Plat" or "Pt" in front of a number that represents the
amount of pure platinum in the mix. Jewelry containing less than 50
percent pure platinum content cannot be marked with the word platinum or
"Plat" or "Pt" abbreviations.
Lelandís Gold & Diamonds caries a wide selection of fine platinum
jewelry including rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings, necklaces and
much more. Additionally, we offer custom jewelry designs made to your