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Since 1890, the Kirk Kara artists and artisans have handcrafted rings and fine jewelry. Each exquisite piece is designed to be forever captivating.

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Which Metal is Right for You?

Choosing your ring’s metal says just as much about your personal style as the details and the cut that you choose. Glamorous white gold, timeless yellow gold, romantic rose gold or brilliant platinum — we only use the finest metals to create our artistically captivating designs. Here’s how to choose which metal you love for your the ring of your dreams!

Wear what you already adore: If you’re a gold-only or a platinum-only person, choose the metal that you’re already comfortable with. After all, you’ll wear your stunning engagement ring every day! If you don’t mind mixing and matching, or if you wear all metals, choose blushingly feminine rose gold, a bold two-tone design or let it be a surprise!

Choose the metal that best suits your design: If you’re going for a geometric, Art Deco-inspired design, go bold with pops or combinations of color. If you’re dazzled by diamonds woven into seamlessly swirling designs, consider keeping the colors simple and focus on the brilliant details.

Know the benefits of going platinum: Though all of our metals are amazing, rare, hypoallergenic platinum is considered the ultimate metal for diamond rings. Check out our list of reasons to choose platinum!

While you’re shopping, remember: No matter which of our iconic design collections you adore, you can pick the design in the metal that makes you swoon.