18K Diamond Locket DL-775
Differences between 14kt, 18kt, and 22kt Gold
|14kt Gold||18kt Gold||22kt Gold|
|Purity %||Contains 58.3% pure gold and 41.7% of other metals like copper, silver, etc.||Comprises 75% gold and 25% of other metals like copper, silver, etc.||Contains 91.66% pure gold and a mix of other metals like copper, silver, etc.|
|Strength & Durability||The lower gold percentage makes 14kt gold less durable and more prone to scratches and breakage.||The alloy mix makes 18kt gold stronger and more durable, making it suitable for everyday use.||The higher purity percentage of 22kt gold makes it softer and more malleable, making it more prone to scratches and breakage.|
|Price Range||Generally less expensive than 18kt and 22kt gold.||Less expensive than 22kt gold but more expensive than 14kt gold.||Due to its higher purity percentage, 22kt gold usually falls into a higher price bracket.|
|Sheen & Shine||Exhibits a slightly less intense yellow hue and less shine compared to 18kt and 22kt gold.||Exhibits a mellow yellow hue with a subtle sheen.||Has a bright and intense yellow sheen.|
|Color Options||The 41.7% alloyed metal content in 14kt gold limits its color options to yellow gold and rose gold.||The 25% alloyed metal content in 18kt gold allows it to be turned into various colors like rose gold, white gold and black gold.||22kt gold is always in a beaming yellow color.|
We are committed to providing you with personalized products, which are carefully selected and curated just for you after you place your order. As a result of this process, delivery times may be longer than usual.
*Difference in gold weight may occur & will apply on final price.