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Yellow gold

Yellow gold is availabe with a gold content of 33 to about 99%. Many yellow gold alloys follow the following scheme, where the alloys in practice usually contain additional metal parts to improve, for example, the castability or the hardness.

Designation Gold content Silver content Copper content
Yellow gold 333 (pale yellow) 33.3 % 53.4 % 13.3 %
Yellow gold 333 (medium yellow) 33.3 % 33.3 % 33.3 %
Yellow gold 333 (yellow) 33.3 % 11.4 %1) 43.1 % (*)
Yellow gold 375 (pale yellow) 37.5 % 55.0 % 7.5 %
Yellow gold 375 (medium yellow) 37.5 % 42.5 % 20.0 %
Yellow gold 375 (yellow) 37.5 % 31.2 % 31.3 %
Yellow gold 585 (yellow) 58.5 % 30.0 % 11.5 %
Yellow gold 750 (full yellow) 75.0 % 12.5 % 12.5 %

See also The color range of 18 carat gold

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+12.2% additional metals
yellow_gold.txt · Last modified: 12.11.2021 17:20 by gerdlothar

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