Scrap Gold Calculator

A gold price calculator that calculates scrap gold prices per gram and ounce in different currencies.

Wednesday, 4 Oct 2023, 9:23 AM

How to Use Scrap Gold Calculator?

To use scrap gold calculator, select the metal (gold or silver), the karat "purity", unit "ounce, gram, etc..", then enter the weight, select the currency and click "Calculate".

Gold Karats

  • Karat 24 is also called (.999) and is 999/1000 pure. Practically, it is never used in making jewelleries in America and Europe but sometimes used in Asia.
  • Karat 22 is also called (.916) and is 916/1000 pure. Practically, it is rarely used in making jewelleries in America and Europe but is commonly used in Asia.
  • Karat 21 is also called (.875) and is 875/1000 pure. Practically, it is rarely used in making jewelleries except some countries in middle east.
  • Karat 18 is also called (.750) and is 750/1000 pure. Practically, it is sometimes used in making jewelleries in America and Asia, and it is the most common in Europe.
  • Karat 14 is also called (.585) and is 585/1000 pure. However, karat 14 should be 14/24 pure i.e. 583 but practically karat 14 is slightly higer in purity than this so it is called .585 and not .583. Practically, it is the most common in America and is sometimes used in Europe and rarely used in Asia.
  • Karat 12 is also called (.500) and is 500/1000 pure. Practically, it is rarely used.
  • Karat 10 is also called (.417) and is 417/1000 pure. Practically, it is sometimes used in Europe and never used in Asia. It is the minimum accepted standard in America.
  • Karat 9 is also called (.375) and is 375/1000 pure. Practically, it is sometimes used England and Canada.
  • Karat 8 is practically never used in USA and Asia. It is the minimum accepted standard in Europe.

Silver Karats

  • 999 (Pure Silver)
  • 958 (Britania)
  • 925 (Sterling Silver)
  • 900 (Coin Silver)
  • 800 (Jewellery Silver)