What is 9K Gold?

What is 9K Gold?

Gold purity is measured in karats based on 24 karats being pure gold. 18K means the gold is 18 out of 24 karats pure: 18 parts gold to 6 parts alloy. 9K means the gold is of lower purity, only 9 parts gold to 15 parts alloy.

The more carats it is, the more valuable it is.

10K is the minimum US standard and is 41.6% gold with other base metal.

9K is available in Europe and contains 37.5 % gold.

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