Red gold is in the ascendancy.Just think of the ever popular red gold wristwatches, Smartphones, tablets and even cars. It is a sophisticated colour that is just that little bit unusual, eccentric and personal. Ideal for those who prefer to be unorthodox. But what is red gold exactly, and why is it so popular among both men and women?
- What is red gold?
- How does red gold come about?
- Why does red gold jewellery complement all skin tones?
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So, similar to yellow gold and white gold, red gold is an alloy of the pure gold element, with a few other metals added, primarily silver and copper that lends the red gold its fabulous pink/pearl colour.
The desire for gold must be humanity's most universal, deep-rooted instinct.
Red gold is also perfect for people who are allergic to nickel; around 10% of the population in fact.