Karat Gold Metals for Jewelry Making

Gold Metals
Whether you're looking for karat gold sheet, wire, bezel or grain, make Rio Grande your source for the gold jewelry metal you need—with the quality you trust.
Gold Karating Made Easy
Bookmark these charts to help you create the karat value you want. Reference reducing and raising factors and access formulas to calculate your karat weights.

Your Trusted Source for Gold Jewelry Making Metal

When shopping for gold metal at Rio Grande, you have the choice to browse form, color or karat.

Working with a precious metal like gold, you need to know in what form you want it and the quantity you will need. Ordering gold sheet, gold strip (gold bezel), gold wire or gold tubing is simple to do online and our cut-to-order service will help you buy the exact amount you need.

If you’re casting, check out our selection of 14K, 18K, 22K, gold casting grain available in yellow gold, white gold and pink gold.  We also have basic and master alloys for 10K–18K gold in a variety of colors.

If you’ll be laser-welding your gold jewelry, our gold laser wire is available in 10K and 14K yellow gold and 14K palladium white gold. For conventional soldering, our plumb yellow gold wire solder comes in 8K, 10K and 15K yellow, our gold paste solder comes in 10K and 14K yellow gold and 14K white gold and our gold soldering chips are available in 14K plumb yellow or white.  Finally, we have 30g plumb white and plumb gold sheet solder available in a variety of karats and melting points.

We have 14K and 18K yellow gold speed wire as well as gold foil and gold leaf in a variety of gold colors.

When you’re shopping for a specific gold karat, we have it all sorted by 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K and 24K too.