Rose Gold is an alloy comprising of a small amount of Copper that gives its unique reddish colouration. In some quarters, Rose Gold is incorrectly labelled as Pink Gold and Red Gold, however, the latter colours are produced by mixing different proportions of Copper, which affects the intensity of the red colour. 18ct Rose Gold, commonly used in jewellery is 75% pure gold and 25% Copper.
Rose Gold became fashionable in the late 19th century, mainly in Russia with the ’’ Russian Wedding Rings “design’’. This design comprises of white, yellow and rose gold wedding rings intertwined to symbolise unity and the elements.