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Synonyms for carat

a unit of weight for precious stones = 200 mg

the unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy


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This ring from TAKAT carries on that tradition, with a 17.18-carat Colombian emerald in pride of place, flanked by trapeze-cut diamonds weighing a total of 6.47 carats.
This is a 110% expansion and on completion of the project in January 2000 nearly 12m carats a year are expected to be recovered, more than doubling the current production of nearly 6m carats.
Canada production decreased by nine per cent to 1.1 million carats due to planned lower grades at Gahcho Kue.
The sale result was impacted by the decision to withhold from sale the highest-valued Mothae diamond in the tender - a 36 carat D-colour stone.
The average sales price per carat in 2018 was impacted by a higher recovery of finer diamonds, although recovery of Specials was at a record level.
Lucara Diamond Corp (Lucara) (STO:LUC)(TSX:LUC) announced on Monday the recovery of a 240 carat, top white gem diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana.
To lend further perspective to the piece's giant proportions, the engagement ring worn by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, measured 3 carats of cushion-cut diamond, surrounded by diamond side stones, and the ring worn by Jackie Kennedy contained a 2.88-carat diamond, together with a 2.84-carat emerald.
One of a kind designer ring featuring an 11.31 carat vivid royal blue Ceylon sapphire surrounded by exceptional diamonds all set in platinum with a total gem weight of 15.28 carats, $129,900
The first pair of Jhumkas worn by Sonam weighs 144.44 Carats with a combination of Polki diamonds of 6.95 Carats, diamonds of 2 Carats, Rubies- 1.63 Carats and Pearls -- 41.05 Carats.
The volume is corresponding to 4.2 million carats, according to data from the General Tax Administration, cited by Jornal de Angola newspaper.
The internally flawless D color stone is the only classic emerald-cut white diamond of the highest color and clarity and over 100 carats to come to auction, according to Sotheby's.
Only five ''perfect'' diamonds over 100 carats have sold at auction in the last 25 years, with a 118-carat oval-cut stone fetching $30.6 million at Sotheby's in 2013.
Shown with cubic zirconia center stone, the ring is 18K white gold with 2.09 carats ($8,650) at Carats, 1922 Bay Road, (941) 926-3335.
It gained international fame in 1905 after the discovery of the largest rough diamond ever discovered, weighing 3,106 carats.