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  • n  the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold

  • Today's gold medals are actually silver covered with about 6 grams of 24-karat gold.
  • I was supposed to use the karat-testing machine, that day's price of gold, a chart in her book and a calculator to give people about 75% of the value of their gold, since 5% was .
  • He once created a bacon room spray (used by a hotel to lure guests to breakfast) and a body wrap made from Godiva chocolate, sake, Dead Sea mud and 24-karat gold flakes.
News & Articles

  • Geek forges homemade solid gold iPod watch
    A geek maker comes by his 18-karat gold iPod Nano watch the hard way, by making it himself over the course of 500 hours of work. Originally posted at Crave
    June 13, 2013 - CNET
  • Nineteenth century watch fetches $2.25 million at U.S. auction
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 115-year-old Patek Philippe pink-gold calendar watch fetched $2.25 million in a day-long sale, nearly double the expected price, Christie's auction house said. The 18-karat, open-face watch, manufactured by the famed Swiss watchmaker in 1898, had been estimated to fetch up to $1.5 million during sale on Tuesday, but enthusiastic bidding by collectors from some 30 countries ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Everglades Mystery Jewel Update: Analysis and Cultural Context Offered by Walker Metalsmiths on Gold Cross Pendant ...
    High karat gold has titanium, chromium and iron contamination. The symbolic message of the cross is a French play on words; "Crois/croix en moi" for "believe in me." (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10820206.htm
    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb

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