white gold

noun

Definition of white gold 

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

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And to add a little extra pop to the look, the makeup artist used the brand’s highlighting palette in white gold in the corner of Cuoco’s eyes. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "How Kaley Cuoco Achieved Her 'Effortless and Natural’ Wedding Day Look — All the Details!," 1 July 2018 To complement her silk open back gown created by the British designer, Meghan wore a pair of 18-karat white gold Cartier chandelier earrings, which retail for $68,000 according to Cartier’s website (each set has a total of 1.89 carats of diamonds). Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "Every Piece of Jewelry ($68K Cartier Diamond Earrings!) Meghan Wore with Her Sexy Reception Dress," 21 May 2018 Available in yellow gold and white gold in extremely limited numbers, these watches have become the choice of rockstars and Hollywood elites, as well as the most prominent collectors in the world. Bloomberg.com, "The Most Collectible Modern Rolex Returns in Millennial Pink," 2 Apr. 2018 The Calligraphie Florale cuff is striking both for its composition in white gold, white and brownish diamonds, pink sapphires, black spinets, and tsavorite garnets as for its handling of negative space. Vogue, "Chanel’s Wearable Coromandels: A First Look at the House’s New High Jewelry Collection," 28 June 2018 Gold versus white gold and silver changes each generation. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lyle Husar Designs celebrates 50 years and announces new location, name in Brookfield," 16 May 2018 The watch is a Rolex Cosmograph Daytona reference 6265 in white gold, created in 1970 and delivered to a German retailer in 1971. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "This Might Be the Rarest Rolex Ever Put Up for Auction," 13 Mar. 2018 My colleague, Zach Berman, wrote about the design of each ring: The ring is made of pure 10-karat white gold, with a total of 219 diamond and 17 green sapphires, according to the team’s website. Michael Boren, Philly.com, "Fake Super Bowl rings for Eagles, other teams seized by federal authorities," 3 July 2018 Crafted in 10-karat white gold, each ring had a carat weight of 5.1, featuring 283 diamonds. Matt Rocheleau, BostonGlobe.com, "Trump hasn’t decided if he’ll keep Patriots Super Bowl ring gift, raising ethics concerns," 15 June 2018

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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