916 is basically used to denote the purity of gold in the final product, i.e. 91.6 grams of pure gold in 100 gram alloy. The figure 916 is basically 22/24 (22 carat by 24 carat). In a similar manner, 958 gold is 23 carats (23/24) and 750 gold is 18 carats (18/24).
Which is better 18K or 916 gold?
Good, strong gold but with more gold than 10K. 750 This means that the gold is 75.0% pure, or 18K. 916 This means that the gold is 91.6% pure, or 22K. This is probably the softest and most pure gold you would want to have for a piece of jewelry.
Is it worth buying 916 gold?
To put it simply, 916 gold is the same as 22 karat gold, or also known as 22K. The general rule is that the value of gold is proportionate to its purity - the purer the gold, the higher the value. Therefore, the quality of 916 Gold is considered extremely fine and valuable – and also notoriously difficult to work with.
Which gold is best KDM or 916?
That means, the major difference between the two- BIS 916 gold and KDM gold is that the BIS 916 gold provides guarantee on purity and fineness of gold jewellery as its certified. KDM gold on the other hand provides no guarantee on the purity and fineness of gold jewellery as its not certified.