Fashion is never the same from one year to another and as such the trends related to the platinum wedding rings have gained in popularity mostly because it is a general tendency to go back to the values of the past when white precious metals were favored over the yellow ones.
It is true that platinum wedding rings look more different than the ubiquitous gold wedding rings, the designs shape differently inside the aspect of a platinum wedding ring than they do within the golden made wedding bands. Not to mention that the light reflected by the white metal is more brilliant and as such the patterns that are imprinted in the design gather other perspectives and angles when it comes to the visual effects.
If you are one of those wedding couples who keep up with the latest trends in fashion regardless of its field, clothing, jewelry, hair dressing, shoes, then the choice of platinum wedding rings is the best. It is indeed a rather expensive choice but the beauty and the durability of this metal makes it indeed last for a life time. Gold and silver can worn out in time, depending of course of the consistency of the material, but platinum wedding rings are know to be more resistant even to scratches and weariness.
Many couples chose the white gold wedding rings as alternative to the platinum wedding rings as the first ones are not that expensive and they can somehow look similar. But for an experimented eye, one can say which one is which, as the platinum being a heavier precious metal will have a different gleaming compared to the white gold. The latter one is not even a pure material per se, it is in fact yellow gold nixed with palladium or platinum to obtain that white color.
US jewelers used to combine nickel with the yellow gold, but because of the skin allergies that nickel generated, it has been forbidden by law to be introduced inside the white gold metal fabrication.
Various sources are available for the wedding couples who are in search of their unique platinum wedding rings, but the most convenient one is the internet online shopping. However there are some things you need to consider: first make sure that the jewelry store is actually selling for what you pay and not something similar in aspect at the high cost of the platinum.
Next be sure that there is the refund guarantee once you buy with the online jewelry shop. Only the ones that offer this option with the selling of the product can ensure you that what you buy is real platinum wedding ring and not some sort of fake for a huge amount of money!