Diamonds are considered as the women's best friend. Rather we must say that any piece of jewellery can bring smile on any women’s face. But sometimes it may happen that a jewellery piece which looks extremely good and impressive can be disheartening in terms of size reason can be that you couldn’t find the right size. But, this is not a bigger problem as you can find right jewellery in many jewellerystores, and in online jewellery shopping portals.
If you are planning to purchase any type of jewellery, here are few things for make purchase easy.
Something about Gold: Gold will not tarnish or rust. Gold is very strong, but also very malleable. Pure gold or 24karat gold is too soft for jewellery and cannot handle the stress of wearing. Gold is alloyed with a mixture of deferent metals to give it greater strength. When gold alloying with other metals; gold purity is deduct as 22, 20, 18, 16 karat. Following is a chart of different karatage (noted by “k”): more about gold….
24k – 99.99 % Pure Gold:Too soft for jewellery.
23k – 95.80 % Gold:Used for special work jewellery like Kundan, Thewa etc.
22k – 91.67 % Gold:Used for only gold jewellery.
20k – 83.30 % Gold:Used for only gold jewellery.
18k – 75.00 % Gold: Used for Diamond, gems or stone studded Jewellery.
14k – 58.50 % Gold:Also used for diamond Jewellery.
Most Indian only gold jewelleries are made from 22k or 91.6% gold and diamond studded jewelleries are made from 18k or 75% gold. You can purchase gold jewellery with “Hallmarking” Certificate and with “Diamond Grading Report” (“Diamond Certificate”) for surety of gold purity and diamond quality.
The price of gold is determined by the karat weight and labor charges are depending on the jewellery article.