We are regularly asked if it’s possible to make inherited yellow gold rings white. While it is possible to rhodium plate most items, we only recommend this if something is going to be worn occasionally, as any scuffs or marks in the rhodium plating will be very obvious if the metal underneath is a completely different colour.
This isn’t ideal, particularly for wedding bands which will be worn all of the time. Fortunately we have a more permanent solution, courtesy of our brilliant goldsmiths.
The picture above shows a white ring that has been lined using a customer’s own gold from her grandmother's wedding ring. When worn only the white ring is seen, with the sentimental gold ring hidden against the finger. The two rings are permanently fused together and unlike a plated finish it won’t wear off with use.
Using the same technique our goldsmiths can create your ring in most widths and shapes, combining your gold with white gold, platinum or palladium.
On completion your new ring will be hallmarked with Sheffield assay office, showing the standard of both metals used, in this case 22ct gold and palladium.
To find out more about creating your own individual and personal jewellery visit us in store at your convenience.
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