All About White Gold
Many of us love white gold, aka the ulra-chic silvery cousin of yellow gold, but what exactly is white gold? We’ve answered below some common questions we often hear from our Mazzucchelli’s customers.
Q. Is white gold naturally occurring?
A. No, white gold does not occur naturally, pure gold (24 carat) is always yellow.
Q. How is white gold made?
A. In jewellery, white gold is usually mixed with other metals to increase its strength and durability; to make white gold, yellow gold can be combined with palladium to create a cool off-white colour.
Q. What is rhodium plating?
A. Rhodium plating is often used to coat white gold (and sometimes silver) jewellery. It creates the shimmering white finish we can’t get enough of! Rhodium plating is not permanent and will require re-plating, depending on wear.
Take a look at some of our favourite white gold pieces from the Vera Wang LOVE Collection here.
Vera Wang LOVE
The Vera Wang LOVE Collection beautifully combines romantic old-world charm and sentimentality with the elegance and simplicity of modern design. We especially love the surprise Sapphires, ‘something blue’ for brides to be or a brilliant splash of colour for those who like to dazzle every day!
What a night!
Recently we had the privilege of sponsoring the Telethon Adventurers 2016 Brainchild Ball, in support of childhood brain cancer research.
Together Moët & Chandon and Mazzucchelli's presented the Lost in Luxury bar, where 150 generous attendees could purchase a glass of Champagne – each containing a cubic stone…only one glass contained the beautiful 0.71 Carat Forevermark diamond, valued at $12,500 and proudly donated by Mazzucchelli's.
The lucky, and deserving winner, was Dr Jacqueline Whitehouse, who continues to devote her time, energy and expertise to a cause near and dear to all of us at Mazzucchelli's.
“What a better story to accompany an heirloom piece of jewellery than it having its beginning at a fundraiser to raise money to help our laboratory and labs around the world end childhood brain cancer. Incredible.”
- Dr Jacqueline Whitehouse
Looking for a little bit of luxury in your life? View our stunning range of Forevermark diamonds here.
Gold Star Team!
At Mazzucchelli’s we take the opportunity to celebrate the very best moments with our brilliant team at our annual conference. This year, our Management Team and top Sales Professionals travelled to Alice Springs for 3 days participation in exclusive training sessions, workshops and group activities designed to further their specialised knowledge and enable them to continue to provide our customers with the very best retail experience. Of course, Alice Springs has so much more to offer, and there was plenty of fun to be had too including a trip to Uluru! Congratulations to our Gold Star participants, and keep up the great work!
A promise made is a promise kept
A diamond is the purchase of a lifetime, to symbolise everything that we are and will be together; a promise that ‘I’ll be beside you always’.
Our beautiful Promise Collection boasts brilliant solitaire rings, pendants and earrings in 18ct yellow and white gold, and are available in both Classic and Certified Premium Collections.
Ruby – Birthstone for July
It’s July, and we’re celebrating with these gorgeous ruby pieces.
The ruby was treasured by Ancient cultures who believed they held the power to life.
Today, rubies are thought to symbolise love, passion, health and wisdom and are one of the most popular gemstones.
We can’t think of a better way to warm up this winter than with a red hot statement!
Think pink with our exclusive Natural Pink Diamond Collection. Fancy coloured diamonds are available in almost any colour you can dream of; yellow, orange, purple, blue and most importantly, pink!
Whether you’re looking for a romantic engagement ring or pretty pendant - blushing natural pink diamonds are the perfect way to stand out from the crowd. View our gallery here or follow us on Pinterest to see more of our Collection on our Pretty in Pink Board.
Winter Wish List
Winter is here and so are this season’s coolest trends! Think statement earrings, bold bracelets and layered pearls – this season it’s all about making it your own, so have fun and get started with our top picks below.
It’s the perfect time to make your wish come true; take advantage of our Mid – Year Clearance, on now!
Also, did you hear the news? We’re now on Instagram and Pinterest.
You’ll find the latest trends, inspiration and exclusive behind the scenes access to the wonderful world of Mazzucchelli's!
We can’t wait to see you there – #mazzucchellis
Glitz and Glamour!
Hot off the runway; our brilliant team of buyers are back from this year’s JCK Las Vegas jewellery fair, and they’ve brought the top trends with them.
This year our buyers loved pearls, station necklaces and bracelets, multi-drop earrings and stackable rings.
Mazzucchelli’s is already home to many of these stylish pieces but keep a look out for lots of new pieces as we continue to grow our always on-trend range!
View our collections on-line here.
What a diamond!
A now famous 3 billion year old diamond the size of a tennis ball, found by Canada's Lucara Diamonds last year, could fetch more than $95 million when it goes under Sotheby’s hammer at the end of the month.
The largest diamond to be found in 100 years, the Lesedi La Rona is the size of a tennis ball, and between two and three billion years old! You can have a look here: