The options for your engagement ring band include white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, and platinum. Choosing a metal can be a very complex and confusing decision. In the past is has been a simple decision between yellow gold and white gold, now there are many other options.
Does she prefer silver jewelry? Then choose platinum or white gold. Platinum is a popular choice, considered the most precious and durable. It is naturally hypoallergenic for those with sensitive skin and very durable. However it can be very expensive and may feel heavy as it is very dense. White gold is the most common choice for engagement rings, getting its silver color from yellow gold mixes with zinc, nickel, or palladium. You may need to get your ring replated or repolished after some time as the color can turn yellowish.
Rose gold engagement rings are very popular right now. The warm, rosy pink hue is made with a combination of yellow gold with copper alloy.
Yellow gold is a classic choice, if your significant other wears lots of gold jewelry this would be a good choice.