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White Gold Bands

White gold is a nice alternative to platinum, which is more difficult to work with and is more rare. It is also much more durable than sterling silver, and is therefore especially fitting for jewelry that is meant to last a little longer, like engagement rings or signet rings.

Some seek white gold jewelry because yellow gold can affect the perception of the color of the diamond when it is used for the setting. That means that a near-colorless diamond can look significantly more yellow, just by reflecting the yellow color of the gold. White gold shows off the quality of the diamond or diamonds in the ring.

Many modern white gold rings are rhodium plated. This plating makes the white gold look even brighter and whiter, and will especially enhance the look of colorless diamonds.


Quick Facts

  • A lot of European couples now prefer white gold bands over the traditional yellow gold because white gold has a more modern look that better suits their lifestyle
  • To get white gold, yellow gold is usually mixed with a white metal like nickel of palladium
  • Nickel is a metal that is far less expensive than palladium and the like, but some people are allergic to it. However, for those who aren't allergic, white gold containing nickel might offer a less expensive alternative to white gold containing palladium

Recommended Items at Auction

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18K White Gold Band Ring Size (7.75)
May 25, 10:00 AM MST
18K White Gold Band Ring Size (7.75)
by EJ'S Auction & Appraisal
Est: $0- $0
$554 Bids
Antique style Engraved Wedding Band w/ Filigree and Mil
May 21, 8:00 AM PDT
Antique style Engraved Wedding Band w/ Filigree and Mil
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $1,000- $1,240
$5000 Bids
14k White Gold Wedding Ring Low Dome Comfort Fit 2mm
May 20, 8:00 AM PDT
14k White Gold Wedding Ring Low Dome Comfort Fit 2mm
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $1,080- $1,300
$1000 Bids
Hand Engraved Wedding Band Carved Ring in 14k White Gol
May 22, 8:00 AM PDT
Hand Engraved Wedding Band Carved Ring in 14k White Gol
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $1,850- $2,270
$5000 Bids
14k White Gold Wedding Ring Low Dome Comfort Fit 5 mm
May 24, 8:00 AM PDT
14k White Gold Wedding Ring Low Dome Comfort Fit 5 mm
by Papps Family Liquidation.com
Est: $1,550- $2,060
$5000 Bids
ArtCarved 14k White Gold Braided Band Ring Sz 6, Size 6
May 30, 10:00 AM CDT
ArtCarved 14k White Gold Braided Band Ring Sz 6, Size 6
by Hallmark Auctions
Est: $150- $200
$500 Bids
Vhernier - Ring, 18k white gold
May 21, 3:00 PM CEST
Vhernier - Ring, 18k white gold
by Finarte
Est: €1,000- €2,000
€1,0000 Bids
14k white gold band size 9
May 25, 10:00 AM EDT
14k white gold band size 9
by TEG Auction Gallery
Est: $100- $260
$400 Bids

Sellers Who Sell White Gold Bands


Papps Family Liquidation.com

Papps Family Liquidation.com

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EJ'S Auction & Appraisal

EJ'S Auction & Appraisal

TEG Auction Gallery

TEG Auction Gallery