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Gold, Karat and Carat

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Discover the beauty of gold, a precious metal that has captivated our hearts for centuries. With its symbol of Au and Latin name "Aurum," gold is a shining example of nature's finest creations. Soft, malleable, and ductile, pure gold is a brilliant red-yellow color that has been used in jewelry-making, currency, and various arts.

In the world of awards, gold is a symbol of excellence. From the Nobel Prize to the Academy Awards, gold medals and trophies, this metal is a true winner. In jewelry-making, gold is combined with other metals like silver, copper, and palladium to create a harder alloy that will last a lifetime. The higher the percentage of pure gold in the alloy, the more precious and valuable the jewelry will be.

At VIA OREFICI JEWELRY, our 18 karat gold jewelry is made with 750/1000 pure gold, with a small percentage of other metals like silver and copper. Each piece is marked with two identification marks, including the number 750 (gold mark) and the registered number of the goldsmith or factory.

In the United States, 14 and 10 karat gold jewelry is also available, with a lower percentage of pure gold and a lower price point. And let's not forget about the Carat, which measures the weight of a gemstone and is one of the 4Cs used for diamond classification.

So whether you're looking for a stunning piece of jewelry or just want to appreciate the beauty of gold, this precious metal is sure to capture your heart.