Carats And Gemstone Grading
What are Carats?
Carat is one of the four Cs of gemstone grading. In English, that sounds the same as carrot, but we aren’t discussing vegetables. Carat also sounds the same as karat, but that is a measure of the fineness of gold or the ratio of pure gold to alloy metals in a mixture. Karat is abbreviated as “K.”
A carat (abbreviated as “ct”) …
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