Look for the quality mark. Pure gold, or 24karat, is generally considered too soft for use in jewelry, so it is alloyed with other metals to increase its strength. Eighteenkarat gold is 18 / 24 ths, or threequarters pure gold. Jewelry of this fineness is marked "18k" or "750," the European designation meaning 75 percent gold.
03/09/2021 · The gold prices used in this table and chart are supplied by FastMarkets. Where the gold price is presented in currencies other than the US dollar, it is converted into the local currency unit using the foreign exchange rate at the time (or as close to as possible).