The choice of materials is an essential step in the manufacturing process of an exceptional product, CARA carefully selects the materials used for its products. CARA constantly uses the most noble materials, used in the most advanced fields.
18 CARAT SOLID GOLD
CARA uses exclusively 18-carat gold, a prestigious alloy made up of 750 thousandths of pure gold and a skillfull mixture of silver and copper necessary for the production of pink and white gold.
Grey gold is associated with Palladium, a metal of the platinum family, it allows to obtain an exceptional brilliance.
Yellow gold is the only precious metal that has a natural yellow color. Stainless material, yellow gold jewellery retain its original brilliance for thousands of years. Gold is also the most malleable metal, a block of pure gold can be transformed into a gold sheet of only a few hundredths of a millimeter.
Pink gold is also known as red gold in the world of jewelry. Its bright pink color with purple highlights gives the piece of jewelry a shimmering luminosity. The House uses an 18 carat pink gold alloy that consists of 75% gold, 20% copper and 5% silver.
White gold is also known as grey gold in the world of jewelry. This metal is a gold alloy made from gold and palladium or nickel in small quantities in order to give it its distinctive white color. CARA prefers to use palladium instead of nickel, which preserves the brightness of the color throughout time.
CARA very carefully selects the stones that will be set on each creation. Rubies, sapphires, emeralds, diamonds have their own personality.
Their wide range of colors and their little “extra character” intensely characterize the purest feelings.
DIAMONDS. PURE BEAUTY.
The word diamond, comes from the Greek “adamas” which means invincible, indestructible. The fruit of the starts for the Hindus, a starburst for the Greeks, the tears of the gods for the Romans.
CARA supports and observes the principles of transparency stipulated by the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme.
The ruby, a red gemstone, is the most precious stone after the diamond. It has a hardness of 9 on the Mohs hardness scale and its name comes from the latin “ruber” which means red, the color of blood and life.