Metal color?

posted 3 months ago in Rings
  • poll: What metal color for?
    White Gold : (14 votes)
    30 %
    Rose Gold : (21 votes)
    46 %
    Yellow Gold : (10 votes)
    22 %
    Different answer for Q1 and Q2 explain in comments please:) : (1 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 17
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    241 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2019

    I have rose, so I’m biased. I’ve found that most good quality 14K rose gold doesn’t look super pink. Mine usually looks more like a light/non-brassy yellow gold. White gold is more high maintenance, and I often find that it looks like sterling silver, which I don’t love. Plus, like you said, if you have a white diamond and a white metal, the stone doesn’t pop nearly as much. I’d only personally opt for white metals if I were to get a colored stone. 

    Post # 18
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    1114 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2019 - USA

    dancingfirefly :  I think yellow gold looks beautiful on warmer skin tones, though rose gold would be beautiful as well! 

    Post # 19
    Member
    300 posts
    Helper bee

    I’m pale with freckles. I have a J stone set in white gold. I’m so naturally pink that my setting reflects it and shows pink in pictures. I went with white gold bc I consider it the most timeless. I wear yellow gold and rose gold jewelry too.

    Post # 20
    Member
    320 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2018

    Redhead with pale skin here. I love yellow gold on myself…could be because my Aunt and Grandma are also pale redheads and they wear yellow gold. But I really love the way my diamonds look with the yellow gold as well as my skin tone. 🙂

    Post # 23
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    7600 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2019

    I would totally pick rose gold for you, but then I am biased as my ring is rose gold. 

    Post # 24
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    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2017

    Have you considered unplated white gold? It’s not as bold as yellow gold and is slightly different to your go to of white gold with rhodium plating

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