hand forged platinum wedding ring, classic style
5mm x 2mm, comfort fit
half round profile
polished finish (or satin)
made to order in 4-6 weeks --
depending upon the length of our queue
Here is a traditional wedding band that has been hand forged from raw material. The pictured band was crafted from hand-milled stock that is 5mm wide and 2mm thick, and it is finished with a comfort fit profile.
Your ring will be made from scratch: Dan will pour an ingot of platinum, hard roll it, and finish it to your preference. Because the metal is cold worked, hand forged bands like this one are denser and stronger than bands that are cast.
One of the noblest of metals, platinum has a wear characteristic that outlasts gold 10x to 1x. We use an alloy that is 95% platinum and 5% ruthenium.
Platinum has an extremely high melting point (3236 degrees F), so working with raw platinum requires a big torch, dark glasses, and lots of fire. In the final picture, you can see Dan melting platinum and pouring the ingot.
This listing's price covers bands size 7.25-10. For ring sizes outside of this window, please contact us for pricing.
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All of our jewelry is hand crafted by Dan, a master goldsmith and gem setter, from recycled metals and conflict-free stones. We specialize in handmade wedding rings of platinum, palladium, 14k, 18k, 21k and 22k yellow gold, white gold and rose gold. Thank you for visiting Ravens' Refuge!