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It is of pale gold colour. The term is sometimes applied to the ancient electrum. Before the use of platinum or palladium, white gold was often used as a setting for diamonds, being highly reflective and, unlike silver, not subject to tarnish.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson