edit]. Three terms are commonly used: 足金, (lit. "full gold"), 99.0%. Defined with
a 1.0% negative tolerance allowed.
When people buy gold jewelry in the store, the seller often describes it in terms of
karats (abbreviated kt or K). The gold jewelries are made with different karat, ...
A karat, when used with gold, is a unit of purity-- 24-karat gold is pure gold, but
usually you mix gold with a metal like copper or silver to make jewelry (because ...
Definition: The karat system is used to reveal the amount of pure gold found in an
item. 24 karat (24K) gold is pure gold. 18 karat (18K) gold contains 18 parts ...
VS. Karat. Definition: the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an
alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold. Examples: The ring
A variant of carat is karat. The former is usually used with diamonds and is a
measure of weight, whereas the latter is usually used for gold and is a measure
You've heard it all your life. 14 karat, 18 karat, 22 karat...In different parts of the
world, different karat weights are preferred. Americans like 10 and 14 karat gold.
Carat definition, a unit of weight in gemstones, 200 milligrams (about 3 grains of
troy ... a unit for measuring the fineness of gold, pure gold being 24 karats fine.
Definition of karat: Measure of the purity (fineness) of gold, or its proportion in an
alloy. Pure gold is defined as 24 karats or having a fineness of 1000: one karat ...