Made out of solid platinum these thumb studs will upgrade the look and feel of your knife while adding more strength to the studs than our 14k Gold studs. Platinum is a very strong metal, similar to titanium in strength, yet much more expensive and rare. Platinum is over 10 times are rare as gold in the earths crust. By default these are sold in a set of one diamond stud on the show side, and a plain platinum stud for the other side. You can upgrade to dual diamond studs, or downgrade to just two plain platinum studs.