Okay…here’s my recent confustion. Have the right to someone please describe oztand dwt? I certain would evaluate it. Say thanks to you, again!

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Joy,

A pennyweight (dwt) is simply a department of one ounce-- a "troy"ounce i beg your pardon is one ounce provided to measure priceless metals. There space 20dwts in each trojan oz.

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While ounces differ-- troy, conventional (or Avoirdupois) --grams arealways grams.

There room 28.3 (approx.) grams in an Avoirdupois oz. If a Troyounce contains 31.1 grams and also so is heavier.

A troy ounce is usually divided into one of two people 20 dwts or 31.1 grams.One dwt equals 1.55 grams.

What people pick to measure up in, either grams or pennyweights, isreally a issue of choice. Ns most regularly measure in pennyweights andcovert to grams if I need to. I favor being maybe to divide by 20. Myscales have the right to toggle in between grams and also pennyweights.

Take care, Andy


A troy ounce is much more than 9.7 percent heavier 보다 a conventional oravoirdupois ounce: There space 31.103 g per troy ounce, versus 28.349g in a typical ounce. A trojan pound weighs much less than a standardpound, however, because there are only 12 ounces in a troy pound,compared to 16 ounces in a traditional or international pound. A troyounce is used when weighing precious steels such as gold, platinumand silver; and some various other products. Because that all various other weightmeasurements, the standard ounce is used. A dwt (pennyweight) iscommonly offered for weighing karat gold, and is same to 24 grains, or1/20th that a troy ounce, approx 1.5 grams. There room 20 dwt in anounce that gold.


Okay..here"s my latest confustion. Have the right to someone please describe oztand dwt? I sure would evaluate it.one troy ounce = 20 dwt = 480 seed ( 1 dwt = 24 seed )

The man arises since troy oz is offered in weighting gold,while in typical use ounce avoirdupois is employed. The later on is only28.3 grams ( 1/16 of pound avoirdupois ) once troy oz is 31.1grams. Beginners need to watch the end for enterprising refiner, whosells metal using avoirdupois ounce, since prices constantly in troyounces. Using grams is one method to avoid confusion. The said, troyounce is extremely beneficial for jewelers. Notification that there is one toone correspondence in between gold fineness measure up in karat ( puregold is 24 karat ), and also 1 dwt been 24 grains. If one should alloyone oz of 18k, just weigh 18 seed * 20 of pure gold, and 6grains * 20 the alloy. No require for calculators. Any kind of purity can befigured out on the back of a napkin.

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Excellent Andy. Here’s one more usefull measurement.

5 carats = 1 gram

Why would you need this? suppose you’re to buy scrap gold and also youdon’t have time to traction the cheap synthetics which the customerdoesn’t want earlier anyway, or she estimating the weight on a customjob and you desire to know just how much the clients steel weighs because that tradein or remelting, again, no time to traction thier stone.

David L. Huffman


David_Huffmann September 8, 2016, 8:53am #6

20 dwt (pennyweights) per trojan ounce, 31.1 grams per trojan ounce.

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David L. Huffman


gemstonesetc September 8, 2016, 8:53am #7

Hi Joy,

Okay..here"s my latest confustion. Have the right to someone please define oztand dwt? I certain would appreciate it. A dwt (penny weight) is 1/20 that a ozt.