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Rose Gold

Pure Gold as it comes out of the ground is  yellow in colour. When 9k Gold and 18k Gold is  used in jewellery, it is alloyed with other metals to make it stronger and more affordable. It is  therefore possible to change the appearance of  the gold by using different types of alloys. Whilst  Silver or Palladium is used to change gold into  White Gold, copper is normally used as an alloy  to create Rose Gold (also known as Pink Gold or  Red Gold). Many people believe that Rose Gold  is old Gold and whilst it is true that copper has  been used as an alloy for many years, possibly  longer than using Silver, the colour of a gold  piece of jewellery has little to do with age, other  than the styles of certain era.

Today  Rose  Gold  is  becoming  increasingly  popular as designers make light Pink Gold by  annealing gold with a mixture of both silver and  copper. This light pink colour can look stunning  when used with gemstones such as Morganite, Pink Spinel and Pink Sapphires.

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We often put Morganite in Rose Gold.