Here we will take an in-depth look at white gold, it’s pros and cons – and gives you buying tips for when you’re buying jewellery. What is white gold? White gold is an alloy of gold. This means that it is made up of pure yellow gold, mixed with alloy metals that have a silvery-white color, such as palladium and silver. Why is it mixed with alloy metals? In all gold jewelry, pure gold has to be mixed with harder metals for added durability and strength. This is because on its own, pure gold is a very soft metal. Without the harder alloy metals keeping it rigid, pure gold would easily bend out of shape – and that’s no good in jewelry. This is the case whether the jewelry is made from yellow gold, rose gold or white gold, because in any of these variations, gold on its own … [Read more...] about What is white gold? How is it made? And how does it differ from yellow gold?