Platinum is a white metal; one of the most popular and rarest of the precious metals used for men’s wedding bands. It has a greyish, silver finish and acquires a desirable muted patina with age. It is a popular choice as diamonds set within this luxurious metal stand out more and seem to have a greater sparkle.Platinum has a higher density and weighs approximately 35% more than 18ct yellow gold. Platinum's purity means wedding rings in this metal are hypoallergenic, nickel-free and are suitable for all skin types. A platinum wedding band is a great choice for a wedding ring not only for its evident opulence but also its durability being a hard-wearing precious metal.