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White gold

White gold is an alloy which consists of the following proportions

  • Gold/palladium alloy with 65–80% gold (Au), or
  • Gold/nickel alloy with 33.3-75% gold (Au) and some copper (Cu), zinc (Zn)

See also The color range of 18 carat gold

White gold was developed in Pforzheim in the years 1912/13 as a cost-effective and hallmark capable platinum substitute for jewelry and introduced with commercial success under this name.

white_gold.txt · Last modified: 11.10.2021 17:01 (external edit)

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