What Is Gold, Really?
Do you know the difference between the words ‘Karat’ and ‘Carat’?
Carat describes the weight of diamonds or precious gemstones.
Karat is the unit used to measure the purity of Gold.
Gold is a metal, and in its purest form, it is too soft to make into jewellery that will be worn every day. It is often mixed with other metals such as silver, copper, nickel, and zinc to make it stronger and more resilient.
You can get 14K, 18K, and 22K gold jewellery, but the question remains, which one is best for you.
Ask yourself the following questions:
- How often will you wear a piece of jewellery?
- What will you be doing when you wear it?
- What colour do you favour?
- What is your budget?
Let’s break it down and make it simple…