Published in category Rings 18.09.2016
Today, you can find a huge amount of jewelry from a variety of metals: silver, gold, platinum and others. In recent years, white gold is gaining in popularity, and the explanation is quite simple: the metal looks very stylish and expensive. And in combination with diamonds or other precious stones it looks elegant and unique. White gold engagement rings just come into a fashion world, but they have already shown that they are ideally suited for this exciting moment. Young lovers and aged couples choose this jewelry, because they have already appreciated the originality, understated elegance and beauty of white gold wedding rings.
White metal can have different compositions that effect on its appearance. Gold received neutral white color through the use of certain components of the alloy. For example, copper and silver add to gold to give it a yellow color. A white gold prepared from silver and gold with the addition of platinum, nickel or palladium. Sometimes alloy of gold and silver is used, but for white color needed a lot of silver. Depending on the metals added to gold, will not only characteristics of white gold engagement rings will vary but also its cost.
Impurities in gold can be determined by the way the metal looks. So, wedding ring in matt gold made with big addition of silver. Matte coating does not reduce the value of jewelry, on the contrary, for certain cases, such variant could be the ideal solution.
Alloy with addition of nickel is considered to be less honorable; these jewels have a yellowish tint. If you want to purchase white gold engagement ring, this tone will be extremely inappropriate. In addition, these rings look a little bit cheap. There is one more drawback: nickel allergy, so it is used less and less in recent years. Palladium is now added to the gold alloy instead nickel. This combination is nobler, new product looks much more elegant and beautiful, unlike alloys of silver and nickel.
The most expensive and beautiful alloy - is gold and platinum. Products made of this metal are very strong.
It is worth noting some of the technological features of white gold, which is not only used for making wedding rings, but also for ordinary jewelry. This alloy is more durable in comparison with the yellow gold; it allows you to securely attach the gems in ring.
Fashion on the different shades of gold has led to the fact that today we can find even the wedding rings of black gold. And such jewelry does not look gloomy. Adding bright precious stones gives an original and unusual combination, which can complement the image of newlyweds displaying their originality and love for unusual things. Red gold is not less popular, and allows you to create interesting compositions.
Certainly the market leaders are the traditional yellow gold and white gold. The latter one is more suitable for using gemstones and profitable emphasizes them. In addition, the white gold engagement rings look great with a wedding dress. This white metal is suitable to all women: red, blondes, brunettes and brown-haired.
Design of wedding rings in white gold can be quite varied. Popular are several variants: