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  • n. the purity of gold jewellery (the fraction of pure gold).


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  • Government officials say traditional handcrafted pieces, with their many joints and alloys used for soldering, leave room for dubious claims on caratage.

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  • Alloys with lower caratage, typically 22k, 18k, 14k or 10k, contain higher percentages of copper, or other base metals or silver or palladium in the alloy.

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  • Many jewellery makers have launched diamond-studded gold jewellery items with low caratage of the precious metal, to sell in an affordable price range, largely in the Rs 2,500 - 5,000 segment.



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