Independent Jewellery Appraiser
Gia Graduate Gemologist
Michelle M. Urbanovitch
GOLD has been prized over all else, in all ages and generations. Designers are drawing on good old gold to lift our spirits even more. Whenever an overall breakdown of a monetary or financial system occurs, return to gold always restores order, revives confidence and brings
It has always been associated with treasure and in uncertain times classic gold has enduring value. Gold has signified wealth through history, defined social position, given iconic status to royalty and grandeur. Relentless romance with historical glamour, golds place in our hearts. Go for the Gold.
The purity, strength and lasting beauty of this precious metal is classic with trending styles. Gold warms the body and looks great with any element of fashion. "Christopher Columbus" said Gold is a treasure, and he who possesses it does all he wishes to in this world and succeeds in helping souls into paradise.
Gold is forever, its legendary. It is "All that Glitter's" and drenched in the golden glow, it is a vision of hope and optimism for yesterday, today and tomorrow. My Father had the Gold bug and in today's world he would have been part of the shows like Yukon Gold, Gold Rush and Bering Sea Gold. His knowledge and experience in prospecting, along with his maps are a treasure chest just waiting for someone to explore and it will be a Happy, Happy, Happy Day.
Metals like Silver, Zinc, Nickel, Copper and Palladium make up the rest of the gold content to = the Karat Gold Karate. Yellow is the natural color of gold. Gold is so malleable it can be made into the thinnest of wires or even gold sheets and flakes. Pink gold is a mixture of yellow gold and copper alloy. The more copper the redder the gold. Many choose white gold as it has a richer icy tone compared with other metals like silver and its cost is less than platinum. White gold can be plated with rhodium, a shiny metal from (the platinum family) to add brilliance and it prevents the white gold from darkening. White gold is a combination of yellow gold and white metals such as palladium, zinc, silver or nickel. White gold is mostly made in 14 and 18 Karat to change the color from yellow to white there must be at least 42 % white metal content (the formula for 14 Karat white gold).
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