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Author Topic: If 'Gold' is an element, how do they make 'white gold' white?  (Read 391 times)

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If 'Gold' is an element, how do they make 'white gold' white?
« on: 16 February, 2018, 01:18:10 AM »

And why is white gold more expensive than gold Gold? What's the secret?
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Re: If 'Gold' is an element, how do they make 'white gold' white?
« Reply #1 on: 16 February, 2018, 08:11:49 AM »
As with all non-gold golds, it is basically impure. Rose gold is gold cut with copper, white gold is gold cut with a white metal like nickel or manganese.

As to why it's more expensive, perhaps the manufacture is more expensive. Or perhaps it's marketing...