You'll see DTW (and DWT) in magazines and Jewelry Ads, along with their other counterparts: CTW and CWT (Carat Total Weight and Carat Weight Total). They all mean the same thing!
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A measure of Troy weight, dwt. is the abbreviation for pennyweight, a measure used to weigh Gold, Silver, and jewels. In Troy weight, the pound = 12 ounces, the ounce = 20 pennyweights, and the pennyweight = 24 grains.
A dwt (pennyweight) is commonly used for weighing karat gold, and is equal to 24 grains, or 1/20th of a troy ounce, approx 1.5 grams.
One ea (each) is one piece.
dwt: The symbol for "pennyweight", or 1/20th of a troy ounce, approx 1.555 grams.
Abbreviation for pennyweight
"Dog collar" meant for daytime wear which is usually made of a soft material laced to a series of jeweled bars ...
DWT See pennyweight.
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dyamaund An old English word which was the precursor to the modern spelling of diamond.
The abbreviation for penny-weight which equals 1/20 of one troy ounce.
Ear nut ...
of fabric, gemstones and or pearls worn high and tight on the neck Double clip Type of brooch consisting of two halves joined together on a frame which can be detached and worn singly Doublet A stone consisting of two separate layers Dwt ...
Pennyweight (dwt.), a measure of weight, used to weigh precious metals. 1 pennyweight is equivalent to 1/20 ounce (troy), or 24 grains, or 1.55517384 grams, or 7.7758692 carats.
Point, unit of weight. 1 point is equivalent to 0.
(An English ounce = ~ 142 ct. whereas a Troy ounce = ~ 156 ct.) Troy ounces are subdivided into smaller units called pennyweights, abbreviated "dwt.". There are 20 dwt./ troy oz. Jewelers generally buy their gold casting grain, by the pennyweight.
Pennyweight: see dwt.
Peridot: Another name for chrysolite and olivine. Peridot is the birthstone for August. See Peridot Rings and Peridot earrings.
Perfumed Beads: Beads that release a scent when warmed by the body.
PENNYWEIGHT A unit of weight equal to 1/20th of an ounce. DWT is the abbreviation for Pennyweight.
Abbreviation: lb. t.
1 lb. t. = 5,760 gn
1 lb. t. = 240 dwt
1 lb. t. = 12 ozt ...
Pennyweight: A unit of Troy weight for precious metals. Generally shortened by DWT, it contains 24 grains or 1/20th of a troy ounce.
Photo Etching: See "Metal Etching." ...
Troy Ounce - A weight unit for precious metals predominately used in England and the U.S. Twenty pennyweights (dwt) equals one troy ounce, and twelve troy ounces equals one troy pound.
A system of measure for the weight of precious metals. 1 troy pound is equal to 12 troy ounces or 240 pennyweights (Dwt) or 576 grains
Gold plated or gilded silver ...
The final price is determined by the base price of gold today in London; finishing cost per piece by weight; shipping, handling and insurance by weight. 1 Troy Ounce = 31.1033 Grams (gms) 1 Troy Ounce = 20 Pennyweight (dwt) .
Usually the addition of silica, zinc, and deoxidants in very small amounts relative to the pennyweight (dwt.) of gold are processed into gold from as low as 8kt to as high as 23.5 karat gold.
Many females like pendent and rings with large size of bloodstone. Brooches made up bloodstone are also preferred. The suitable diameter of brooch can be 2.80 cm or 1.10 inches that can hold pure bloodstone brooch of 11.50 gram (7.39 dwt).
The ounces and pounds do not equal the Avordupois or customary U.S. system that other common goods are measured in. Gold is also commonly measured in metric grams. A pennyweight (abbreviated dwt.) is equal to 1.5552 grams.
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