Despite its popularity in today's jewelry, rose gold didn't hit its stride until the 19th century in Imperial Russia. Carl Fabergé, renowned jeweler to the czars, was one of the first to put this precious metal to use in his most ornate creations - his famous Fabergé Eggs. Blending yellow gold and coppers, an alluring pink material that is now known as "Rose Gold" was born.
Rose Gold: The Hue of Royalty
How Does Rose Gold Get Its Color?
The color of rose gold depends on the ratio of copper to gold.
The hue ranges from a soft pink to a deep red.
As the copper content increases, the color of gold deepens to red.