The higher the proportion of gold used in the final metal, the more valuable and
expensive the metal will be. So all other things being the same, an 18K ring will
be more expensive than a 14K ring and a 14K ring will be more expensive than a 10K
10K gold denotes 41.7% gold purity. Recommended for jewelry.
14K gold denotes 58.3% gold purity. Recommended for jewelry.
18k gold denotes 75.0% gold purity. 18K is highly recommended for fine jewelry.
22K gold denotes 91.7% gold purity. Gold in 22K is very soft and is not suitable
for manufacturing studded jewelry. It can be used for plain gold jewelry.
24K gold denotes 100% gold purity. Gold in this form is extremely soft and cannot
be used for any type of Jewelry making.