METALS USED IN JEWELRY

There are many types of metal used in jewellery. Among the most commonly used are Sterling Silver, Gold, Platinum and white gold.

Gold

Gold is the most popular metal choice in making jewellery. It is very popular in rings, ear rings, necklaces, pendants and bracelets. The carat in gold refers to the gold content of the metal. It measures the proportion of gold mixed with other alloy metal. Carat is represented by kt or by ct in some countries. The higher the proportion of gold the costlier it gets.

Gold is also available in in different colors. The most popular is yellow gold followed by white gold and rose gold. Jewellery is also made using different combination of gold colors. The jewellery made with such combination is called two-tone, three-tone or multi colored gold. The metal used in alloy mix determines the color of gold.

Yellow gold is made by mixture of pure gold with other metals such as zinc and copper.

Rose gold is made by mixture of pure gold with alloys including copper. The copper provides reddish color

White gold is made by mixture of pure gold with metals like silver and palladium.

 

NOTE: All our gold products will be BIS hallmarked.

 

 

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