The other day, I had a couple come in and ask about platinum. As it turns out, they had purchased a platinum ring from another jeweler and were very unhappy with the ring. They told me they thought it would not scratch, bend or dull like gold because it was a harder metal. I examined the ring and found it to be in excellent condition, however she had bent a prong on the center diamond and it was indeed dull. I explained I could straighten the prong and return the polish to it. She thought she should not have to do anything like that to a platinum ring, this is not true. Here are 4 facts about platinum ...
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