10k or 10 karat gold Jewelry is an alloy made up of 10 parts of gold and 14 parts of other metals such as zinc, silver, nickel, or copper. In percentage terms, 10k gold contains 41.7% gold, i.e., pure gold and 58.3% alloy.
Jewelry that is 10k gold comes stamped with a mark such as 10k, 10kt, 10kT, or something of that sort. Also, if you see a mark reading .417, this means that the particular piece of jewelry is 10 karats gold.What is 14k Gold?
Quite similar to 10k gold Jewelry, a gold alloy that is made up of 14 parts of gold and 10 parts of other metals is deemed as 14k. Other metals mostly include silver and copper, but zinc and nickel can be present as well.
If you sometimes wonder why you see 14k jewelry stamped with a mark such as .583 or .585, it is because this alloy contains 58.3% gold. Also, more often than not, a 14k piece will be marked as 14k, 14kT, 14k, or a similar variation.
We at Global Watches offer a wide range of genuine 10k and 14k gold jewelry pieces, so go on and get your bling now. Some of the 10k and 14k Jewelry that we provide includes 10k yellow gold chain, 10k Solid gold rope chain, 10k Solid gold Cuban link chain, 10k white gold engagement ring, 14k yellow gold engagement rings.