Do yellow gold settings make diamonds look yellow?

posted 3 years ago in Rings
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Ive actually been told if your diamond has a lower color grade that yellow gold will mask it and make it appear whiter.

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Yes. But if the diamond is of a lower color grade, the contrast canmake it look whiter than if it were in white gold . Howeve the stone will reflect more yellow in the yellow gold head. 

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

bkrocks13:  Ahhh that makes sense…I have always wondered why people use white gold prongs or heads on yg rings

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - San Francisco, CA

I think yellow gold highlights the whiteness of the diamond, but that may just be me.

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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

Looks pretty white/ colorless to me 🙂

& I assumed the white prongs were so they’d blend in?

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