white gold


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Gemmed Smiles owner Taylor Silva opened her studio in May 2021, offering her clients Swarovski crystals and 18-karat yellow or white gold gem options. Chloe Shaar, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Mar. 2023 The watch itself is beautiful, with a blue and black face and 18-karat white gold hands and hour markers. Joel Balsam, Travel + Leisure, 14 Mar. 2023 Her Bulgari diamonds included this showstopper, a high-jewelry Serpenti necklace crafted of articulated 18-karat white gold and embellished with more than 70 carats of white diamonds. Laurie Brookins, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Mar. 2023 At the BAFTAs last month, for instance, Mescal’s black Gucci tuxedo (complete with a tiny bow tie) was punctuated by a spectacular 1930s Cartier brooch made of platinum, white gold, and diamonds. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 9 Mar. 2023 The renowned Montblanc emblem on the cap crown is also crafted of 18-karat white gold. Nancy Olson, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2023 Crocodile Birkin 25 with 18-karat white gold and diamond hardware, which garnered HK$1.52 million, according to results posted on Sotheby’s website. Krystal Chia, Fortune, 9 Feb. 2023 The Transformers actress, 32, keep her style extra glittery with a custom 14K carat white gold and diamond nail set by Marrow Fine Jewelry and Nails of LA. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 6 Feb. 2023 After the white gold stiletto tips were set, Boyce polished and shined them before arranging and adhering 15 white diamonds into the shape of a cross on each tip. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 6 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1548, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white gold was in 1548

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“White gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20gold. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

white gold

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