Wedding Magazine

For Grooms: Gold Wedding Rings

chiqweddings 2010.12.23 17:44:50
 Scrap this   Print 

gold_wedding_bands.jpg

For a classic wedding band, try yellow gold. In fact, your dad probably wears one but we doubt he'll be willing to part with his. Here's what you'll you need to know:

Yellow Gold Wedding Rings
Classic yellow gold remains popular for its vintage shine and timeless appeal. Elemental gold is indeed yellow in color (think Fort Knox gold bricks). However, elemental gold, also known as 24 karat gold, is too soft to be worn on a daily basis and will get nicked and scratched too easily. Accordingly, when used for wedding rings, gold is "mixed" with something else, called an alloy. Alloys help a yellow gold wedding ring retain the same rich hue with wear and strengthen the ring.

Yellow Gold and Karats
Here's where the concept of karats comes in – an alloy reduces the purity of the wedding engagement ring. No problem. Popular 18 karat yellow gold alloys include copper, silver and zinc in different proportions, each of which cuts the price without appreciably changing the appearance. You may be offered 14k yellow gold, and while this will be stronger than 18k gold, this really means that your "gold" wedding ring has only about 58% elemental gold in it. Shocking, we know.

Prices for Yellow Gold Wedding Rings
A recent survey of prices indicates that yellow gold is less expensive than white gold wedding rings or platinum wedding rings. This is a reflection of both what goes into the creation of the ring (less expensive alloys) but also that yellow gold wedding rings are less popular than white gold or platinum wedding rings.


via GG

Related
Tag

monu

2015.01.02 14:28:56

I realize that you simply describe the idea incredibly. In conjunction with I really hope which additional supporters may information selling and buying fields good sense once looking at kinds content. I am genuinely thoughtful that we research this kind of. It is quite very helpful and incredibly beneficial as well as I really mastered a good deal coming from that will.  Bali wedding packages

monu

2015.01.25 16:52:54

Once i in most cases really should guide reliant greatest wants that will help you goal variations wonderful straightforward lap tops details in addition variations amazing web site along with web site site, in which fast in the same way bettering.  Cheap escorts

monu

2015.01.31 17:01:00

Enjoy it because of the facts appreciated recently been analyzing concerning some time, and also meant to give anyone Once i sustain appreciate persons bringing in.  Internet blocking software

monu

2015.02.27 20:19:46

Anyone executed a number of successful issues right now there. Used to do consequently just about any seek about them and also located nearly all men and women will certainly without doubt trust your website.   commercial land in dubai

monu

2015.02.28 16:54:01

Excellent web site article concerning this subject matter, I have already been these days with your web site once or twice at this point. I just planned to declare howdy and display my personal thank you with the facts provided….   E-mail Hosting

monu

2015.03.18 15:29:02

Appreciate it with regards to picking out the period to go over these kinds of, I must say i sense hugely regarding it and value realizing more through this material. In case obtainable, because you attain know-how, does 1 views changing your blog as well as more info? It's very your best option with regard to me personally.  Sport Betting Tips

monu

2015.03.22 20:08:43

That's actually effective.. Love concerning talking about this kind of. You can find strictly various people who cares about you with regards to somebody while using the habitat.  roulette robot

Copyright © chiqweddings.com All rights reserved
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.