How much is 22 karat gold worth?

How much is 22 karat gold worth is a very common question, even when 22 karat gold is not as common as 14 karat gold or 18 karat gold in the United States. Most 22 karat gold is imported from countries like India, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, or Turkey. Some 22 karat gold is also made in the USA, but not as much as is imported. Twenty-two karat gold is considered high-quality gold because it is made of 91.6% pure gold, which is one of the highest-graded gold alloys used to produce jewelry. Twenty-four karat gold is sometimes also used for jewelry, but because it’s so soft, 24 karat gold jewelry is very rare.

Today, 22 karat gold is worth $45.94 per gram or $71.20 per pennyweight.

What makes 22 karat gold special?

Twenty-two karat gold is made of 91.7% pure gold and either 2.8% silver and 5.5% copper or 5.5% silver and 2.8% copper. An item made of 22 karat gold is undoubtedly one of the highest-graded gold pieces and is therefore very valuable. Twenty-two karat gold is worth more than twice as much as 10 karat gold.

Value Comparison in Figures

A 5-gram gold ring made of 22K gold is worth: $229.93
A 5-gram gold ring made of 10K gold is worth: $104.31

Twenty-two karat gold is very popular in Muslim-dominated countries and, due to their culture, is extremely important as an investment and means of personal security for hard times. If you own 22 karat gold and have plans to sell jewelry made of 22 karat gold, reDollar.com is the perfect place to do business.

How much is 22 karat gold worth? – Jewelry and Coins

If you plan on selling your items, you probably want to find out how much 22 karat gold is worth. You probably also want to know if there is a difference between gold jewelry and gold coins. And there is a difference: for 22 karat gold coins, you can get paid 5% more than for 22 karat gold jewelry. This seems odd, because obviously more work was put into the gold jewelry than the coin, but because a gold coin is a kind of monetary instrument, coins sell for more money.

All items – ring, chain and coin – are made of 22 karat gold

All three items displayed below are made of 22 karat gold: the wedding ring, the gold chain, and the Krugerrand gold coin. All three items combined reflect a current value of $3131.39. If those items were made of 14 karat gold their value would be only $1999.85.

chain, wedding band and coin made of 22 karat yellow gold

Arabic gold necklace made of 22 karat gold22K Gold Necklace

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 136.22 grams
Pure Gold: 124.77 grams

Sells for: $6257.48

oriental 22 karat gold earrings

22K Gold Earrings

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 22.55 grams
Pure Gold: 20.65 grams

Sells for: $1035.87

2 gold bangles made of 22 karat gold

22K Gold Bangles

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 67.94 grams
Pure Gold: 62.23 grams

Sells for: $3120.93

2 oriental designed 22 karat gold bangles

22K Gold Bangles

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 49.34 grams
Pure Gold: 45.19 grams

Sells for: $2266.51

Indian gold chain made of 22 karat gold

22K Gold Chain

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 41.72 grams
Pure Gold: 38.21 grams

Sells for: $1916.47

men's 22 karat gold ring

22K Gold Ring

Purity: 22K = .916 Gold
Gross Weight: 14.28 grams
Pure Gold: 13.08 grams

Sells for: $655.97

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