The Metal selection guide below will assist you in making informed and sound decisions in line with your specific jewellery needs. When you proceed to buy precious metal jewelry, you must consider certain facts, about these metals, such as karat, color, design, craftsmanship etc
For generations gold has been the choice of metal in jewellery used by men and woman to symbolise their love for another. Gold is ductile and malleable in its pure form. It is free from rust, tarnish and corrode. It is too soft to uphold in jewellery and is mostly combined with other metals such as copper, silver or palladium to add hardness and rigidity for everyday wear. Purity of Gold is indicated in Karat (K). This is a measurement of the gold content inside a piece. Gold is treasured by mankind as the ultimate metal for personal decoration and as a store of wealth, especially in troubled financial and political times.
Naturally white, The rarest of metals, A secure setting for diamonds. For an expression of love that will last a lifetime, platinum is the ideal choice. Our LOUIE DANIELE Platinum jewellery is made from the highest quality grade platinum.
Sterling Silver is the most common of the precious metals and has working qualities close to that of gold. Fine silver (99.9% pure) is generally too soft for producing functional objects; therefore, the silver is usually alloyed with copper, zinc or platinum to give it strength, while at the same time preserving the beauty of the precious metal.
Palladium is a newcomer in modern jewellery applications. It offers an all-in-one benefit to anyone who prefers metal with a White sheen lustre - Durable - Low maintenance - Pure, characteristic. LOUIE DANIELE Palladium jewellery are made from pure 95% palladium and pure 5% ruthenium. Its gleaming lustre and key strength is causing an ever increasing love for palladium to develop. Palladium is becoming the 21st century choice for settings, as it highlights the brilliance and sparkle of a diamond.
Both Tungsten and Tungsten Carbide has a density similar to that of gold, and is used today as an alternative to gold or platinum. Tungsten Carbide as become a popular material in the bridal jewelry industry due to its extreme hardness and high resistance to scratching. LOUIE DANIELE offers a distinct collection of Tungsten Carbide men’s jewellery.