Breuning offers customer wedding bands in different material depending on their budget. Here are a list of the different materials and their differences listed.
This metal of the platinum family was only discovered in South America in 1803. For jewellery one uses its special properties of hardness and being tarnish proof. Interestingly the characteristics of this precious metal are to a large extent identical with the exclusive platinum. Palladium is available in alloys of 500/- and 950/-.
Sites where this precious metal is discovered are mostly located on the North- and South American continent and also in the Ural and parts of Africa and Australia.
Palladium are hypoallergenic and are priced lower than platinum. Palladium stay white and does not require polishing. Customers looking for an alternative to platinum can consider palladium.
The traditional material for wedding rings is gold. More than any other metal it stands for a touch of luxury, big emotions and being very special to somebody.
It’s resistant and tarnish proof, due to gold being available in different colour shades, it’s significance can vary when used in jewellery. Yellow gold symbolizes the bright side of life, white gold represents cool modern style and it is certainly difficult to not feel the sensual charm of rose gold.
Available in alloys of 8ct, 14ct and 18ct. Depending on the percentage of fine gold in a total of 1,000 parts the alloys contain the following amounts of fine gold: 8ct = 333 parts of gold
14ct = 585 parts of gold and
18ct = 750 parts of gold
In spite of its extreme resilience and resistance to corrosion, platinum has an appeal of its won in jewellery. Its puristic shimmer in a white and grey tone is best suited to enhance the tasteful understatement of wedding rings and jewellery. It implies the meaning of forever with unparalleled perfection like not other material.
Platinum is available in the alloys of 600/- and 950/-; i.e. with 600 and 950 parts
Platinum is the most expensive and and heaviest material. But it is also the brightest white of all the material.