white gold


Definition of white gold

: a pale alloy of gold especially with nickel or palladium that resembles platinum in appearance

Examples of white gold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first-place prize of an 18-carat white gold necklace, complete with a 1-carat Lorelei diamond, went to Debbie Humphreys of Bel Air. baltimoresun.com, "The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region raises $156,000 at annual After d’Arc Gala," 20 Nov. 2020 In 2017, a Hermès Birkin bag with 18-carat white gold and diamond hardware sold at Christie’s Hong Kong for about $380,000. Peter Saenger, WSJ, "The Things They Carried," 13 Nov. 2020 The coffret, which will be available for $6,500 beginning in November, includes this heirloom-worthy glass vessel, plus an 18k white gold funnel and two 25ml vials of the fragrance. April Long, Town & Country, "Are These The Ultimate Holiday Party Fragrances?," 27 Oct. 2020 The process begins with the choice of material (14K yellow gold is traditional, but rose gold, white gold, and sterling silver are also available). Whitney Robinson, Town & Country, "Hawaiian Name Bracelets Are an Instant Heirloom," 28 Oct. 2020 The fire-retardant mineral, used in everything from brake pads to tanks, was considered white gold. Washington Post, "‘Asbestos’ no more: Canadian town opts for less carcinogenic name," 20 Oct. 2020 Choose a pair featuring surprising gems like black diamonds nestled in white gold in the Full Circle earrings, or slices of emeralds like in the Spring Rain earrings, which also add a pop of color. The Editors, Town & Country, "The Town and Country Reader's Choice Jewelry and Watch Awards 2020," 19 Oct. 2020 Also missing is her white gold diamond wedding band, valued at $2,000, and a one-carat diamond stud earring valued at $13,150. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Westlake woman loses six-carat diamond ring worth an estimated $100K near Southlake Town Square," 9 Oct. 2020 If hoops are your thing, Amazon shoppers love this set, which is available in white gold, yellow gold or even rose gold. Lauren Caruso, CNN Underscored, "29 statement earrings under $50 to update your Zoom look," 25 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of white gold

1548, in the meaning defined above

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29 Nov 2020

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“White gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20gold. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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