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What Metals Are Popular For Custom Made Engagement Rings?

July 20, 2020
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There was a time when every type of metal was used in the creation of custom-made engagement ring,right from tin to steel to copper to bronze. However, for the last few decades or so, we see a recurring trend. People are increasingly choosing a smaller group of metals for custom designing an engagement ring.

A Look at the Popular Metals for Designing Engagement Rings

This group of precious metals provide an entirely distinctive look to the overall jewellery based on the wearer’s taste. So, let’s take a dive into knowing these precious metals in depth according to their colour and durability.

 1- Gold:

Gold is a versatile piece of metal that goes along with almost any style and type of finest jewellery because it has a variation in durability based on its karat, and colour (Yellow gold, Rose gold and White gold) based on alloying.

a- Yellow Gold:

Yellow gold gets produced using a combination of pure gold, copper and zinc. It is historically the most popular metal used for custom made engagement rings.

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b- Rose or Pink Gold:

Rose gold gets created by combining pure gold with copper and silver; it exhibits gorgeous pink, red and rose colour. Rose gold is famous among women who want elegance in their ring.

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c- White Gold:

While gold, has a gorgeous shine and elegance, it gets built after mixing pure gold with metals like nickel, silver and Palladium.

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 2- White Metals:

The white metals contain Platinum, Palladium, Titanium and Tungsten.

a- Platinum:

Platinum is the most expensive because of its rarity, yet is one of the most commonly used metals. It is naturally hypoallergenic, making it a great choice for people with sensitive skin.

b- Palladium:

Palladium is also naturally hypoallergenic and is way cheaper than platinum.


Titanium is an interesting choice because it is very durable and has a steely or smoky-grey colour.

d- Tungsten: Many people also favour tungsten wedding bands or engagement rings if they are looking to go non-traditional way.

Style Considerations for Designing Your Own Ring

Once you select your metal, you have endless ways to get them designed as your desire. To make your designing process a bit less daunting, we have provided a few style considerations that will come in handy when you design your own engagement ring or alternative wedding band from best designers.

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1- Match Wedding Bands:

If you are into matching your bands, go for it just ensures to consider each of your lifestyles and accordingly choose the design.

If you want to complement the ring, go for the same design different metals or choose similar metals with different designs from best jewellery shop in London.

2- Match The Engagement Ring And Wedding Band:

It is not necessary that your engagement ring and wedding band should match, but if you want to, you can complement them. For this, you will have to buy or design both the rings together.

Also read 4 Reasons To Get Your Own Custom Engagement Ring

Bottom Line

With a variety of metals and designing types available, you will never run out of ways to create your engagement ring. Until you use your creativity and let the designer know about it, you will, for sure be able to create the right handmade jewellery as you desire.

We hope this article proved to be an insightful read in your quest for finding the right metal.

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