Different types of Gold

Updated: May 26, 2019

Yellow Gold:

- Mixture of pure Gold, Silver, Copper, and Zinc.

- Less maintenance and more expensive among the other gold colors.

White Gold:

- Mixture of pure Gold and Platinum or Silver.Also can be a mixture of Gold,Platinum,Nickel, and Zinc.

- Usually plated with Rhodium to create harder surface and brighter shine.

- More scratch resistant and affordable than yellow gold.

Rose Gold:

- Mixture of pure Gold,Copper, and Silver.

- More affordable than yellow and white gold since inexpensive copper is used.

Green Gold:

Mixture of pure Gold and Silver.

Black Gold:

Made from using Cobalt Oxide.

Blue and Purple Gold:

Made from oxidation on the alloy surface for a long time.


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