Laura posts the first in a short series on the properties, uses, and attributes of gold. Ever wonder what the term “karat gold” means? What are the different colors of gold, and how are the colors achieved? How is gold mined and refined? If you love gold jewelry, you will enjoy this miniseries. In part 1 of this All That Glitters sequence, you’ll learn what to look for when buying gold at retail, and what is meant by the numbers, abbreviations, and terms used to describe karat gold.