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Millions of carats in diamonds have been exported from Namibia since 1908.
The magnificent $6000 ring glittered with a two-carat diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds, all set in silver.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This tea caddy is rather splendid Much of the pottery is gilded in 22 carat gold leaf.
The largest D color flawless diamond ever auctioned, the 101.73 carat jewel is expected to fetch at least $20 million.
Thus 18 carat gold has one-fourth of alloy, and so on with lower qualities down to 12, which is in reality only gold by courtesy.
The gold coin of the realm is 22 carat; that is, it contains one-twelfth of alloy to harden it to stand wear and tear.
When first offered for sale, the price was fourpence a carat; now it is from fifteen to twenty shillings.
A little tin god has a pleasant time of it, no doubt, until the coming of the eighteen carat gold idol.The Rise of Roscoe Paine|Joseph C. Lincoln
So he tied above their best reach three strands of “carat” cord to the main rope.Bonaventure|George Washington Cable