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Generally, 18c jewelry originates in the UK- simply different spellings! In USA we spell the gold content "Karat" in UK it's "Carat". Though, I believe generally it's 18CT rather than 18C.

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Q: Why do some jewelers display gold as 18 c and other jewelers display gold as 18 k?
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