Platinum is The king of precious metals. Always brilliant white, never requiring plating, and will never wear away. The one knock against platinum has been that because of it's relative softness, it scratches more easily than other metals. So, how do you keep a platinum ring looking good? You buy one with a hammered surface. It will always look good, and you will never have to worry about it. Buy now, and get free insured shipping. Expect 3 weeks to build in your size.