Types of Gold Jewelry: A Brief Guide

Image of gold bars and gold coins in a pile

Solid Gold Solid Gold jewelry (colloquially referred to as ‘real gold’) is the most valuable form of jewelry you can buy. You’ll often see solid gold jewelry denoted as a number followed by ‘k’ or ‘ct’. E.g., 9k gold or 9ct gold. This refers to the ‘purity’ of gold, which is expressed as carats (‘ct’) or karats (‘k’). The purest form […]