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The Master Jeweler and the Graduate Certified Diamond and Color Grader combined have 79 years of experience in the jewelry field. They both love Art Deco and Antique jewelry and are willing and eager to help with any questions regarding any type of jewelry that you have. To Get A More Accurate Answer, We Highly Highly Recommend That You Include Images With Your Question. That Would Help Us Better Provide Answers to your Question’s.
Can a jeweler size an 8mm flat platinum, 12 gram, wedding band from a size 8 1/2 to a 5 1/2 or 5? I could not find the answer anywhere. Thank you.
Hello Esther Yes It could be done. Jon Askthejeweler.net
So if it says 14K & the word "China" should I be worried if it's real or not?
Hello, The ring is made of solid 14 karat gold and the word China refers to country of origin. as....
I purchased an "antique" ring on ebay which said it was from the 1930s. It has the watermark "WIC" inside of the ring. I did a search and WIC is the trademark of a new company started in 1996. I fear I have been had. Thanks in advance for your advice!
I have s 1.71c diamond which was stolen and I won back in a year and a half long law suit. I'm afraid to travel with it (parents in FL) so I can discuss settings with my mom's jeweler. Can a jeweler design a setting using only the appraisal showing the measurements or must I, physically, bring it with me? Many thanks in advance.
Hello Aly, Depending on the jeweler some jewelers prefer to have the diamond while designing it so....
Found an antique brooch with the inscription c&co 89747 can you tell me what Keeler hallmark c&co belongs to?
Hello Ariel, Since I don’t have a image of the Brooch It can be Chimera Brooch. You can see some at....
I have a black and white diamond ring that was given to me by mom to use for whenbi get married because my fiancee lobes black and white diamonds. This ring was bought at a jcpenneys and it is sterling silver, I brought it to a jeweler and he cleaned it for me. When I got it back it looked amazing, when I brought it home the black diamonds looked gray. What happened to it? The jeweler swears it is still black. I hope it isn't ruined and I won't be going to him again.
Hello Jason, Usually the cleaning solution that jewelers use dose not harm the gems on jewelry, If....
Hi, I recently had a family member pass and was going through some old jewelry, specifically a bracelet. On the inside of the bracelet I found a mark, the letter "N" and below that China. I was just curious is this costume jewelry or is this something I should hang on to. Thank you, Curious
Hello Mark Look at the bracelet carefully see if you can see any one of following marks 10kt or 14....
Hi, I had my engagement ring diamonds reset in white gold. The white gold keeps getting a yellow tinge and the jeweler has several times rhododized (spelling?) it several times to eliminate the tinge. Is this normal and will the rhododizing harm my gold?
Hello Tracy, The yellow tinge that you see is common in white gold 14karat and higher, the rhodium ....
I left a gold carat diamond ring bleach over night to see if it was real and some of the gold tarnish or peel can I restore it back or is the ring and diamond fake...in the inside it say 14kt nothing bout the diamond
Hello kahali, If the ring that you are describing is white gold the bleach would attack the nickle....
How can you tell if gold jewelry is real?
In the United States, anything that is not at least 10 karats (42 percent gold) cannot be legally so....
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