Types of Gold Colors, Karats, & Coatings Peridot
GOLD COLORS. Gold jewelry is not pure gold. It is an alloy; a mixture of metals. Gold jewelry can be alloyed with silver, copper, zinc, palladium, and nickel to create different gold colors. The most common gold colors are yellow, white, rose, and green. Yellow gold is made by mixing pure gold with silver, copper, and zinc.