Friday, November 23, 2012

Yellow and White Gold Information

"Yellow and White Gold Information"," But what is gold? Yes the scientists tell us gold is an element with the chemical symbol Au.
 Yes but what does that mean to me.
 Gold can be bent and molded into elegant engagement rings to show the timeless affection of one person to another.

Gold Purity

Is all gold the same? We hear it is pure gold, or solid gold or 24 karat gold.
 Basic to understand the uses of gold in jewelry is karat.
 Karated gold used in engagement rings can be from 100% gold to as low as 37% gold.
 Fine gold (pure) is 24 karat.
67% 41714K 14/24 58.
00% 75022K 22/24 91.
 An example is a 14-karat gold wedding ring.
3% gold and 41.
 In most engagement rings the stamp in the ring is 14k or some times 583.
 So the only pure gold is 24 karat gold which is sometimes called 999 gold.
 A plated piece of jewelry is a thin layer of gold over a base or non gold metal.
 HGE means hydrostatic gold electroplating.
 In other words, a plated piece of jewelry has very little gold.
 The 14KP is a marking for plum gold which is a true mix of 14 karat gold.
5k to be stamped 14k so the 14KP tells the consumer this is a true 14 karat mix.
 The white color is achieved by a careful choice of the alloying metals, which bleach the deep yellow of pure gold.
 Nowadays, they are jewelry metals in their own right and currently very fashionable and desirable.
 Most engagement rings are 14k or 18k.
 White gold bridal jewelry is increasingly popular.


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