14 karat gold is made up of 58.3% gold and 41.7% alloy, or 14 out of 24 parts gold.
18 karat gold is made up of 75.3% gold and 24.7% alloy, or 18 out of 24 parts gold.
Rings and other jewelry made using 14K gold are significantly more affordable than those made with 18K gold, Making this type of gold a good choice if you’re concerned about scuffs and scratches.
We offer 14K and 18K gold options for your personal preference and budget.
Is 14k better than 18K?
14k gold is more affordable than 18k since it contains less pure gold in the metal, and because it contains a higher percentage of alloyed metals it provides more durability and resistance to wear and tear. 14k gold can be an excellent choice for those with more active lifestyles.
Can I shower with 14k gold?
Can I wear 14k gold fill in the shower? -Yes, you can shower with 14k gold fill pieces (and sterling silver!). You can definitely keep on your jewelry during a shower. Still, we recommend taking off rings, especially, so the soaps don’t get stuck onto your pieces or tangled in your hair when brushing products through.
Does 14K gold change color?
14K gold offers durability and beauty while being the most affordable of fine jewelry metals. The price of 14K gold doesn’t change much when it comes to color.