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I have a number of Western Electric employee award tie tacks received for years of service. Some of them have 'diamond' chips and some don't. One says on the back 1/5 10K, the others says 1/5 10KGF. My question is, What does the 1/5 mean? Does it have anything to do with the diamond chip? The 1/5 is on the ones that have 'diamond' chips in them as well as the one's that don't.. so I am assuming the 1/5 doesn't have anything to do with the 'diamond' in it. Second question: Is there usually something on the ring that indicates whether or not these 'diamond' chips on the tie tacks are genuine diamonds? Thank you for your help. Bonnie White
hello Bonnie, as far as I know 1/5 means 1/5 of a carat or (.20) of a carat. and as to something o....
I live in central NJ and would like to have a weeding band recreated for my wife. It is a simple design without diomaonds. It is actually silver and I would like it remade in white gold. Roughly how much would something like that run?
Hello Kevin, Thank you for your question, the cost of the ring you are trying to make in white gol....
I am going to use my mother's wedding set as my set and have an additional band made. Anyway, I have had the ring sized and when I wore it the first night, my finger is swollen and I can't get the ring back on. It is 14kt white gold. Could this be a nickel allergy? I am devasted, I really want to use my mother's set. Sandy
Hello Sandy, I am sorry about your problem, you could have allergy to zinc or silver which are use....
What does a star followed by "of A-14K" symbolize when it is inscribed inside a gold wedding band?
Hello JJ, The answer to your question is, Usually in countries like England, France, Germany, there....
Is there a paint that is safe for 14k white gold? I want to be able to paint my wedding band different colors like bright green or purple.
I want to know, What does it mean h925 cz inside my wedding rings.
Hello Erika, The "H" is the maker of the ring ".925" means that your ring is sterling silver, and ....
Can you tell me if this is a vintage ring and if so, by who? I thought the center mounting a bit odd and makes it look old but have no idea. It looks like there is a center bolt that is holding it all together. Also, I do not know if they are Ruby or Garnet gems. Thank you
hello John, from the images you sent the way the stones are cut it looks to me to be from probably....
We found a wedding ring marked 14K-L and we can't find out what the L means.
Hello Kent Thank you for your question, the "L" on the inside the ring next to 14k is most probab....
I have a necklace my wife bought me a few years ago, I wore it all the time. It is a sterling silver chain with 925 Italy Stamped on it. I noticed that i began to develop a rash so i stopped wearing it. now I cant put it on with out getting a bad rash. My question is can I get it dipped in anything so that i am able to wear it again?
Hello Justin, The answer to your question is yes, rhodium plating is the plating that you need to ....
I recently purchased a brooch from Peru. It is marke 925 18 K. And C M D. OR PMD. WHAT do the letter marks mean
Hello Sandy, The letters C M D. refers to makers mark and dose not have a significant meaning. Jo....
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