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Gold
Because of the softness of pure (24k) gold, it is usually alloyed with base metals for use in jewelry, altering its hardness and ductility, melting point, color and other properties. Alloys with lower caratage, typically 22k, 18k, 14k or 10k, contain higher percentages of copper, or other base metals or silver or palladium in the alloy. Copper is the most commonly used base metal, yielding a redder color. Eighteen-carat gold containing 25% copper is found in antique and Russian jewelry and has a distinct, though not dominant, copper cast, creating rose gold. Fourteen-carat gold-copper alloy is nearly identical in color to certain bronze alloys, and both may be used to produce police and other badges. Blue gold can be made by alloying with iron and purple gold can be made by alloying with aluminium, although rarely done except in specialized jewelry. Blue gold is more brittle and therefore more difficult to work with when making jewelry. Fourteen and eighteen carat gold alloys with silver alone appear greenish-yellow and are referred to as green gold. White gold alloys can be made with palladium or nickel. White 18-carat gold containing 17.3% nickel, 5.5% zinc and 2.2% copper is silvery in appearance. Nickel is toxic, however, and its release from nickel white gold is controlled by legislation in Europe. Alternative white gold alloys are available based on palladium, silver and other white metals, but the palladium alloys are more expensive than those using nickel. High-carat white gold alloys are far more resistant to corrosion than are either pure silver or sterling silver.

Jewellery or jewelry is a form of personal adornment, manifesting itself as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Jewellery may be made from any material, usually gemstones, precious metals, beads, or shells. Factors affecting the choice of materials include cultural differences and the availability of the materials. Jewellery may be appreciated because of its material properties, its patterns, or for meaningful symbols. Jewellery differs from other items of personal adornment in that it has no other purpose than to look appealing. Items such as belts and handbags are considered to be accessories rather than jewellery.

Jewellery is sometimes regarded as a way of showing wealth and might also possess some minimal functionality, such as holding a garment together or keeping hair in place. It has from very early times been regarded as a form of personal adornment. The first pieces of jewellery were made from natural materials, such as bone, animal teeth, shell, wood and carved stone. Some jewellery throughout the ages may have specifically been as an indication of a social group. More exotic jewellery is often for wealthier people, with its rarity increasing its value. Due to its personal nature and its indication of social class, some cultures established traditions of burying the dead with their jewellery.

Jewellery has been made to adorn nearly every body part, from hairpins to toe rings and many more types of jewellery. While traditional jewellery is usually made with gemstones and precious metals, such as silver or gold, there is also a growing demand for art jewellery where design and creativity is prized above material value. In addition, there is the less costly costume jewellery, made from lower value materials and often mass-produced. Other variations include wire sculpture (wrap) jewellery, using anything from base metal wire with rock tumbled stone to precious metals and precious gemstones.

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Difference Between White Gold and Yellow Gold

White Gold vs Yellow Gold
Here are some things to consider when choosing the kind of gold that would suit you. Consider yourself asking questions like: what do I wear most of the time? Think about the color of your wardrobe that is predominant in your closet. Ask yourself if your skin reacts to metals. What are these metals that make your skin itch? Am I amenable to re-plating my jewelry every year that passes by just to make them look like new? The answers to your questions are here and you must read on.

Gold comes in different karats and color forms. The most frequently used colors of gold, are white and yellow gold. We can count on several differences between these types including its advantages and disadvantages. As these two kinds of gold are in question, let us 'weight' them ourselves.

These two kinds of gold weigh them same as far as karat is concerned. One difference they hold is their mixture of alloys in order to make it strong, as pure gold is soft and bendable. Yellow gold is a mixture of pure gold and alloys of copper and zinc. White gold on the other hand is made out of the mixture of pure gold and some white metals like silver and palladium.

Nickel was used to be mixed with gold, traditionally, but ever since it was found out to cause allergies on human skin, its use was eventually avoided.

White gold is chosen widely by lots of people due to its silver color than that of the yellow gold but due to the fact that it is sometimes more expensive when it is mixed with platinum or titanium. White gold is scratch proof compared to yellow gold taking into consideration the alloys with which it is mixed with. With rings, white gold is mostly preferred as it complements the color of the diamond while yellow gold creates the illusion of a yellow tone on the diamond stone.

White gold, made with nickel could be an allergen. Its color appears to be faded. It sometimes is paired off with Rhodium in order to give it a shiny effect but Rhodium fades and wears off so you need to re-plate it every time it wears and it would cost you extra.

While white gold fades, yellow gold has this classic color for rings. Older gold rings are much better looking than the newly made ones. It is due to its components. Yellow gold does not feel the need to be replated; so there is your savings. There is also a lower risk of allergic reactions.

Yellow gold would look nice with people with warm skin tones but would make people with cool skin tones look pale or washed out. Yellow gold is not the in thing nowadays, the current being silver and platinum. It has to be polished regularly to retain its shine and is more prone to scratches and dents.

The only thing that makes these two gold the same is their being 'pure gold' and by being exquisite when put in jewelry form. They are both good choices.

White gold coming from European countries no longer contains nickel. Nickel is vastly substituted with Palladium. A nickel-free white gold is more expensive than yellow gold or the standard white gold. But nothing comes close than owning pieces made out of yellow gold.

Summary:

1. Yellow and white gold have different metal alloy mixtures.

2. Yellow gold looks more elegant and classic than white gold.

3. Yellow gold needs less maintenance than white gold.

4. White gold is more perfect than yellow gold when paired with a diamond stone.

5. Yellow gold and white gold differ in prices.


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