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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ring_(jewellery)

A ring is a round band, usually of metal, worn as an ornamental piece of jewellery around the ... A lack of locally available gold meant that rings made in the eastern colonies tended to be made from silver and bronze while Etruria used gold. The classical period showed a shift away from bronze to wider adoption of silver and  ...

www.zales.com/jewelry101/index.jsp?page=preciousMetals

After a temporary decrease in status, gold regained its popularity as a jewelry staple often seen used in gold rings during the 15th century and continues to be ...

www.jewelrywise.com/engagement-wedding/article/choosing-the-right-metal-for-your-engagement-ring

Learn what you need to know about metal choices for your engagement ring ... Compared to gold, platinum is five times as rare and purer when used in jewelry.

geology.com/minerals/gold/uses-of-gold.shtml

Today we continue to use gold for our most significant objects: wedding rings, ... Since then most gold used to make jewelry is an alloy of gold with one or more ...

blog.brilliance.com/diamonds/white-gold-vs-yellow-gold-vs-rose-gold-rings

Mar 22, 2015 ... While we often think of yellow gold as being pure, the yellow gold used for rings is an allow made by combining pure gold with metals such as ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-meis/metal-misconceptions-what_b_3956973.html

Sep 19, 2013 ... It is very expensive and is only ever used in a plating solution. ... When I create a custom design engagement ring in white gold, the very last ...

gilletts.com.au/jewellery-metal-information-i-39.html

The higher the proportion of gold used in the final metal, the more valuable and expensive the metal will be. So all other things being the same, an 18ct ring will ...

www.nbc-2.com/story/22824146/good-question-does-gold-cure-a-sty

Jul 12, 2013 ... ... taught us to rub a gold ring on our eye when we felt a sty coming on. ... He did mention gold has been used to treat another medical condition ...

www.smoochrings.co.uk/about-the-different-ring-metals

Most of Smooch's rings can be supplied in yellow gold (9ct and 18ct*), white gold (9ct ... (Palladium can also be used as the main metal for jewellery these days ...

www.doamore.com/gold-vs-platinum-metal-for-your-ring

Mar 29, 2015 ... Gold and platinum are the two most commonly used metals for engagement and wedding rings. Both metals are unique, yet similar in several ...