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What You Need to know about Gold

Posted by Mia Cara on

Gold Much-loved gold is a versatile metal to work with and retains its glorious lustre, unlike many other metals. But not all gold has the same value or durability – it all depends on the karat factor (not ‘carat’, which refers to diamonds). The karat is the standard measurement for gold and is divided into 24 parts. Pure gold is 24 karats, meaning 24 out of its 24 parts are gold – this makes for your ‘yellowest’, most classical-looking gold, but it’s also a pretty soft gold to work with. To increase its strength, gold is diluted with other metal...

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