Jul 2, 2015


Cubic platinum crystal native to Konder, Russia. Photo: J.F. Labbé, BRGM

Platinum is perhaps, in my opinion, the most interesting metal for making jewellery. It has a beautiful colour, gives light to diamonds, is suitable for setters, but it sometimes makes polishers grumble. Especially if they don’t know how to work it.

I used to say that a platinum jewel is like a woman. If you behave well with it, caress it properly and take care of it… it will give you everything you want. A beautiful woman, I tell you!

M., jeweller and charmer for a very long time.

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