white gold


Definition of white gold 

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

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Elsewhere, De Castellane’s asymmetry is more obvious: Her new Dior Dior Dior collection includes some of her boldest earrings yet, like the cultured pearl set with one white gold earring and one yellow gold earring. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Victoire de Castellane Reflects on 20 Years as Dior’s Creative Director of Fine Jewelry," 29 Oct. 2018 People reports that the 18-carat white gold sparkler is meant to signify Meghan's baptism into the Church of England. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Why Meghan Markle and Camilla Parker Bowles Have Almost Identical Cross Bracelets," 18 July 2018 Covered in chocolate vodka sauce, the ice cream sundae, if finished, comes with a special gift – a $590 Maubossin, a French jewelry company since 1827, ring made with white gold, black steel, and diamonds. Fox News, "The world's most expensive ice cream and frozen treats," 3 Aug. 2016 Diana selected the Ceylon sapphire stone set in white gold that has since become iconic. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Here's Why Kate Middleton's Engagement Ring Is So Controversial," 18 Aug. 2018 The 12-carat oval blue Ceylon sapphire ring is complete with 14 solitaire diamonds and set in 18-karate white gold. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Why Princess Diana's Engagement Ring Was So Controversial at the Time," 14 Aug. 2018 On April 21, 2018, Markle chose a gorgeous pair of round white gold and diamond earrings by Cartier for an Invictus Games event in London. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wore a Gorgeous Pair of Cartier Earrings to Her Wedding," 19 May 2018 To date, the most expensive Peekaboo is the Fendi Gems Mini Peekaboo in white croco, white gold, diamonds, rubies and amethysts. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Fendi Peekaboo Turns 10," 20 Apr. 2018 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

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First Known Use of white gold

1548, in the meaning defined above

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