What is yellow gold?

- Oct 07, 2018-

Yellow gold is the metal obtained when pure gold, silver, copper, and zinc are mixed in proportions of 91.77%, 5%, 2%, and 1.33% respectively. This is not pure gold, however, since 100% pure gold is somewhat reddish yellow in color and weighs 24 karats. On the contrary, yellow gold is an alloy of pure gold and other metals and weighs 22 karats