Yellow Gold Info

Yellow Gold represents the Sun with its natural radiant beauty, symbolising divine love, higher power and prosperity. In ancient times protective amulets of gold were said to amplify the healing powers of stones set in them. In alchemy the legendary quest of turning common metals into gold signified the spiritual journey to purify the self. The indestructible and malleable nature of gold make it the stuff that dreams are made of, a treasure to love forever.
We offer our styles in Recycled 9ct gold or 18ct ethical fair-trade certified gold which is known as 'Gold with a Heart'. This gold can be traced back to the source and has been mined following strict guidelines protecting workers rights, women rights, child labour, health and safety as well as protecting the environment. A more sustainable approach to the future of gold aiming to ban all forms of conflict mineral. 
9ct Gold
Contains 37.5% pure gold mixed with 43% silver and 20% copper giving it a light yellow hue a more affordable version of the style. 
18ct Gold 
Contains 75% pure gold mixed with 10% copper and 15% silver for a warm yellow complexion to the higher percentage of gold content.

Gold purity is measured in carats(ct) ranging from 8ct to 24ct gold. The  purest gold is a soft malleable metal and is rarely used for jewellery making as it is susceptible to breaking easily or scratching. To counter this most jewellery is mixed with other metals to make the perfect hardness to create durable pieces.