Yes! This is the most traditional choice for an engagement ring and it comes in different colors: yellow, white and rose gold.
Gold is a traditional choice for an engagement ring however, it remains in style because it is also versatile and can be used in a number of ways. It looks just as beautiful in a modern ring design as it does in a classic design.
This is the most popular choice for rings as it is a great mix of pure gold and alloys that allow it to be very durable. This type of gold whether white, rose or yellow gold will be able to withstand everyday activities.
Durability-wise, 14K of each type of gold will all fare very well, however white gold is slightly more durable than the others. Yellow gold is the most hypoallergenic and easiest to take care of, so if this is a concern, particularly for those with allergies or sensitive skin, it is a recommended option. Overall, the color of the gold used will be determined by what the owner likes and the design of the ring. Certain pairings of gemstones or diamonds are popular because of the color compatibility such as white gold with sapphires or yellow gold with emeralds.
Although 14K white gold and 14K yellow gold will contain the same amount of gold, white gold is slightly more expensive due to its production process. It is made by mixing gold with a harder alloy such as palladium and is then coated with rhodium.
This is completely up to the owner’s preference. Some find that yellow gold suits their skin tone better than white gold and vice versa. If you want your diamonds to pop, yellow gold is a good choice because the color contrasts well with diamonds. On the other hand, if you want your ring to be more understated, white gold will provide a good backdrop to your diamonds.
White gold is often used due to its very similar appearance to platinum; however, platinum is stronger than gold so it will be the more durable choice overall. Platinum is also rarer than gold and as such a platinum ring will cost 40 to 50% more than a gold ring.