Vintage Jacmel Mauritius JCM designed 925 Sterling Silver brooch pendant and CZ pin.
Quality. Roberto Coin only uses high quality and precious metals such as gold and platinum and to a lesser extent sterling silver. If you can handle the putative Roberto Coin item, you should feel the weight of these metals in the piece.
NR” stands for a production line, not an artist. Nancy & Rise also has an oval NR tag.
If you have a piece of gold marked 925, it is most likely sterling silver under gold plating. You’ll typically see this type of hallmark on vermeil gold (pronounced “ver-may”), meaning it’s gold-plated sterling silver.
Jewelers Trade Shop was founded by my grandparents in 1956, when gas was 22 cents a gallon, the average annual wage was about $4,400 and Elvis made his debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. While we can’t bring back Elvis or 22 cent gas, here at JTS we’ve brought back the timeless style of our original logo on…
Marsala ring with “MC” mark in proper orientation. Note that the “925” for sterling silver is upside down. The same ring with the “925” properly aligned. Now the Marsala character “MC” looks the same as “CW”!
Look for the words “platinum,” “PLAT,” or “PT” followed or preceded by the numbers “950” or “999.” These numbers refer to the Purity of platinum, with “999” being the purest. For example, an authentic piece of platinum jewelry might have a stamp that reads “PLAT999”.
The first character (KLd) is usually the manufacturer or maker’s mark. Sometimes it could be the trademark (like SH) for Samuel Hill Jewelers… This is indistinguishable from the trademark, so you can generally ignore it.
Vintage Navajo JS Sterling James Shay Turquoise Coral Bangle ETC5993.
You can tell if a diamond is genuine with a flashlight if the diamond is observed to successfully separate light into spectral colors, which the counterfeit comparative stone does not.
If it’s checked. 835 then it is 83.5% pure precious metal.
Present a large stunning designer BBJ Bangkok Ratnaraj Jewelers ring in sterling silver with four faceted natural untreated teardrops; each pointing to a cultured pearl in the middle.
BS over IS. Benjamin Smith Me & James Smith, stamp London 1809. STERLING SILVER OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, IRELAND, CHANNEL ISLANDS AND COLONIES.