Platinum

Platinum is a naturally white metal which gives it a brightness which highlights the splendor of the diamonds without altering their color.

Platinum: a precious metal

Its purity is embodied by its incomparable shine and shine. It is also denser, purer and stronger than gold. Platinum is thus used in jewelry and jewelry thanks to its hardness and durability. One of the other benefits of the platinum is that it is hypoallergenic, meaning that it causes less allergies than other metals. An ideal metal for sensitive and reactive skin.

Philippe Tournaire recommends the platinum: "Time has no effect on the platinum, its color does not change, which seduces me the most is its resistance to wear. »»

The platinum is eternal: jewelry does not tarnish and remain such as all life. Plattinum over time is more embellished. For an alliance, opt for platinum expressing eternity and love. Symbol of purity, the platinum seals 70 years of marriage. Available in very few places on our planet, platinum is 30 times rarer than gold. Platinum jewelry is exclusive and are desired by all jewelry lovers. To strengthen platinum, it is combined with iridium, palladium or ruthenium. As with money, its purity is expressed in parts of 1000. The most frequent degrees being platinum 950 (95% pure and 5% other metals), platinum 900 and platinum 850. All jewelry in jewelry Platinum bear the PT or flat punch. Platinum 950 has a dog's head as a "punch".

Maintenance of a platinum jewelry

Platinum is one of the most resistant metals. Philippe Tournaire recommends the platinum because time has almost no effect on him. However, it can happen that it loses a little of its radiance like all jewelry. It must therefore be maintained.

At home, you can maintain your jewel in a platinum by dipping it in a warm and soapy water solution then rubbing it with a soft cloth to revive its color. If you see stripes appear on your platinum jewelry, we advise you to go to your jeweler. The Tournaire Maison offers to polish your platinum jewel to make its sparkle and thus remove surface marks.

Contact our customer service or go to one of our shops like that of Paris Vendôme for more information.

If you want to know more about precious metals, find our guides on gold and silver.

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