The Story Behind Our Preferred Metal
Benefits of Going Platinum
Platinum is the rarest and most precious metal in the world:
Platinum was used by royalty for centuries. Because of its strength and quality, Platinum was forbidden for non-military use in jewelry during World War II, and for that reason, it has a relatively young history in the jewelry world.
Platinum is hypo-allergenic:
Your forever-ring should be worn every day, so it must be comfortable and feel great against your skin. One of the reasons Platinum is the preferred engagement and wedding ring metal is its ability to be worn for a lifetime without discomfort or irritation.
Our Platinum is alloyed with iridium:
Alone, Platinum is a soft metal. To give Platinum strength to withstand engraving and detail process, as well as resistance to wear, scratching, heat and chemicals our Platinum is alloyed with iridium, which develops a gorgeous patina over time and will keep your Kirk Kara design effortlessly Forever Captivating.
Platinum is legendary:
The world's most famous gemstones have been set in Platinum, including the Hope Diamond and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother's crown. Your ring will become one of the first heirlooms of your new family, and the Platinum setting makes it timeless and durable for years to come.
Platinum is valuable:
Because of its durability, wearability and status as a rare and precious metal, Platinum has become synonymous with high status and quality. Roughly 34% heavier than 18K gold it gives a feeling of luxury and weight to even more petite jewelry.
OUR PROMISE TO yOU
Every ring bearing the Kirk Kara name is an original hand crafted design that exceeds the highest standards in our industry.