Rose Gold Durability compared to other metals.
Rose gold is not as strong as platinum, but Rose Gold is considered a durable metal. The copper in the Rose Gold, makes Rose Gold suitable for everyday wear and tear. On the other hand, as Rose Gold contain 25% copper, it’s not considered a hypoallergenic metal (like platinum).
Does Rose Gold Tarnish?
Probably one of the best things about Rose Gold is that it does not tarnish… at ALL! instead of tarnish, it gains patina. Now you might be wondering, what in the world is patina – It’s pretty much, a coat that develops on the band of the ring, that gives it a slightly darker, more vintage-like look. This patina takes years and years to develop, so you will not see this happening in 1 year’s time. Once this does happen, and you don’t like it, you can take it to a jeweler and get it cleaned and re-polished again.
Is Rose Gold Expensive?
Rose Gold is less expensive than platinum and can fit into anyone’s budget. Though it may vary in range, it is not the most expensive metal.
Does Rose Gold Change Colour Over Time?
Although rose gold doesn’t tarnish, it can change color over time. However, the change is gradual and moderate. The change you might see in rose gold is that it becomes darker or slightly redder in color after many years. It may take even a lifetime for the color change to occur.