Engagement Rings
Engagement Rings: A Guide to Metal [Quiz]

When you go to pick out an engagement ring, one of the first questions we will ask is “What metal are you looking for?” A straightforward question, your answer will depend on your significant other’s style current jewelry collection. There are a few different options to choose from, including white gold, yellow gold and platinum. Learn more about your choices with Diamonds Forever and take our quiz to see which option your other half will love.


With a variety of options available including the classic yellow and white options, gold is a durable and frequently used engagement ring choice. The pink-tinted rose gold is a romantic option that has become very trendy over the past few years. For a fiancé with a large jewelry collection that they would like their engagement ring to match, gold is probably the best option.


A strong and pure metal that is naturally white in color, platinum is both durable hypoallergenic. Also, this white metal will allow your diamond to shine clearly, since it won’t cast a tint on the stone.

Recycled Metals

For an eco-friendly, one-of-a-kind look, consider recycled metals for your engagement ring or wedding band. The ring will take on the color and traits of its dominant metal, giving you a choice of color and strength.

There are risks to using recycled metals, since we cannot be completely sure what the metals are made of. Pitting can occur as different company’s metals mix together. While recycled metals are not recommended for all pieces, they look especially great on rustic designs.

Interested in having your gold melted down to create a recycled metal ring? Stop into Diamonds Forever today to learn more about creating your recycled engagement ring. Located at 3689 Midway Dr. Suite A in San Diego and are open Monday through Saturday.

If you are ready to begin your quest for the perfect earrings call us at (619) 223-2151 or come in and see us! We look forward to seeing you!

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