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Karat:

The measure of the purity of gold: 24-karat being pure gold. Jewelry is usually made from 18K and 14K gold, which contains other metals for strength.

Abbreviation Chart
AbbreviationDefinitionImage Sample

14KW

14 Karat White Gold

14KY

14 Karat Yellow Gold

18KW

18 Karat White Gold

18KY

18 Karat Yellow Gold

PLAT

Platinum

TIT

Titanium