(1) A lower karat number indicates a lower percentage of true gold mixed together with a higher percentage of added metals, which makes, nicely enough, for a stronger ring.(2) This was a coin with a guaranteed weight of 8 grammes of 22 - karat gold.(3) As for the vital stats of the bauble, it is bejewelled with 8,000 diamonds weighing 200 karats, set in over a kilo of 18 - karat pink gold.(4) As a final touch, the serigraphs were accented with 24 - karat gold.(5) Jerry designed the enormous frames, which are all hand-carved, layered with red clay and water gilded with 22 - karat gold.(6) ├ö├ç├┐Because, Adam, this ├ö├ç├┐little strip of metal├ö├ç├û is thirty-six karat gold,├ö├ç├û she stated matter-of-factly, and I glared at her.(7) ├ö├ç├┐Belladonna├ö├ç├û measures 40 by 32 inches and will be released in a paper and a canvas edition - both are hand embellished by the artist with 24 karat solid gold.(8) The weights - made of zinc and plated with 24 - karat gold - are non-magnetic and durable.(9) Hers is an 18 - karat gold ring with a ruby or other precious stone.(10) The statuette is made from the alloy Britannia and electroplated in copper, nickel, and silver, then hand-dipped in 24 - karat gold.(11) This piece features two small Plexiglas boxes set on a high pedestal, each containing five bullets of different gauges with rounded or pointed heads, which the artist had cast in 22 - karat gold.(12) They are framed in hand-gilded, 22 - karat gold and include a blue-green lacquer insert to highlight the beauty of the flowers.(13) Look for surgical-grade steel, titanium, 14-or 18 - karat gold, or a metal called niobium.(14) The spike, 69 inches long, was similarly computer-designed and machined, in stainless steel plated with 24 - karat gold.(15) Ornate gold necklaces, heavily engraved gold bangles and gold sovereigns - eight grams of pure 22 - karat gold - dance across the television screen.(16) The base itself is made up of a near-transparent orange shell, and a 21 karat plated copper base.