A HELPFUL CONVERSION CHART
One (1) Kilo or Kilogram

15432.35639 grains
1000.00 grams
35.274 ounces (av.)
32.1507 ounces (troy)
2.20462 pounds (av.)
2.67923 pounds (troy)

One (1) Ounce Troy

480.00 grains
31.1035 grams
20.00 pennyweights
1.09714 ounces (av.)
0.0833333 pounds (troy)
0.0685714 pounds (av.)

KARATS DEFINED
Karats in Pure Form:

1 Kt. = 4.166% or 0.04166
2 Kt.= 8.333% or 0.08333
3 Kt. = 12.499% or 0.12499
4 Kt. = 16.665% or 0.16665
5 Kt. = 20.831% or 0.20831
6 Kt. = 24.998% or 0.24998
7 Kt. = 29.164% or 0.29164
8 Kt. = 33.330% or 0.3333
9 Kt. = 37.496% or 0.37496
10 Kt. = 41.663% or 0.41663
11 Kt. = 45.829% or 0.45829
12 Kt. = 49.995% or 0.49995
13 Kt. = 54.161% or 0.54161
14 Kt. = 58.328% or 0.58328
15 Kt. = 62.494% or 0.62494
16 Kt. = 66.660% or 0.6666
17 Kt. = 70.826% or 0.70826
18 Kt. = 74.993% or 0.74993
19 Kt. = 79.159% or 0.79159
20 Kt. = 83.325% or 0.83325
21 Kt. = 87.491% or 0.87491
22 Kt. = 91.658% or 0.91658
23 Kt. = 95.824% or 0.95824
24 Kt. = 99.990% or 0.9999


Karats as they normally are:
Gold Jewelry is usually not pure. This can provide you with an indication of what you may get.

10 Kt. = 39% or 0.39

14 Kt.= 55% or 0.55

Here are examples of what some silver values are.

Fine or Pure Silver is 99.9% or 0.999

Sterling Silver is 92.5 % or 0.925 Fine

Coin Silver is 90.00% or 0.9 Fine


Other European Silver alloys:

"800" is 80% or 0.800 Fine
"830" is 83% or 0.830 Fine
"875" is 87.5% or 0.875 Fine
"958" is 95.8% or 0.958 Fine
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90670

Tel. (562) 945-7276
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F.A.Q.'s & General Information
What is spot gold?

It is the New York spot settlement. For each day the NY stock exchange sets the value of gold. This is called the spot price. The Buyers pays 98% of that daily spot price. London PM fixing is available upon request.

How much is the minimum lot size?

None.

What is the best way to send The Buyers your materials?

If you can't come in person (via appointment) and hand deliver you package.
We accept U.P.S., Federal Express,  U.S. Mail.

What kind of furnace do you use?

3 Gas Fire Furnaces. We have also added a 1 30KW inductotherm  induction furnace cap 70 kilos.

What temperature does the furnace work at?

It ranges from 1800° to 2100°
* Nickel Silver contains no Silver at all.
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