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PreciouS mEtals: Rose Gold

In the third and final instalment of our precious metals series, Sophie Brockwell captures the warmth of rose gold. Here we style some of our favourite well-loved heirloom pieces to demonstrate the timeless appeal of a little pink gold.

In the third and final instalment of our precious metals series, Sophie Brockwell captures the warmth of rose gold. Here we style some of our favourite well-loved heirloom pieces to demonstrate the timeless appeal of a little pink gold.

Unlike the brightness of silver, or the unmistakable glint of yellow gold, rose has a certain subtlety about it. Blending in with a range of different skin tones, it has the potential to become like an extension of the wearer. Often, stones set into rose gold will appear as if suspended on the skin, adding to the overall magic of the metal.

Unlike the brightness of silver, or the unmistakable glint of yellow gold, rose has a certain subtlety about it. Blending in with a range of different skin tones, it has the potential to become like an extension of the wearer. Often, stones set into rose gold will appear as if suspended on the skin, adding to the overall magic of the metal.

Since gold itself is actually quite soft, the yellow-hued metal must then be mixed with other compounds to lend strength and durability. Rose gold is created when there is more copper added to the mix — and the result is the perfect confluence of industrial masculinity, meets delicate femininity.

Since gold itself is actually quite soft, the yellow-hued metal must then be mixed with other compounds to lend strength and durability. Rose gold is created when there is more copper added to the mix — and the result is the perfect confluence of industrial masculinity, meets delicate femininity.

“Often, stones set into rose gold will appear as if suspended on the skin.”
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