Origin of the word Carat
The word carat comes from the Carob Mediterranean tree whose seed was used for centuries as the standard of weighing precious gems. Each carob seed weighs approximately one-fifth of a gram. A carat is one-fifth of a gram.
A person or company that makes or sells jewels or jewelry.
"Jeweller" is the British spelling of the word. As an American company, Walt's Jewelers proudly uses the American spelling.
Sources for these definitions are GIA.edu, Google.com, Meriam-Webster.com, and Wikipedia.org.