How Could U Tell If Jewelery Is Real ...
curty

AOL

#213 Jan 1, 2008
jsexy wrote:
I have a yellow gold diamond bangle that have the initials "pd" with a crown on top of the initials, that was given to me as a present. How can I find out if this is real or not?
search under GOLD HALLMARKS you will find it there...I probably is real
DARRELL PRESSLEY

AOL

#215 Jan 7, 2008
HOW TO TELL IT GOLD OR BRASS I GOT OLD ADOLF HIRTLER KNIFE I SOLD ONE SMALL ONE FOR $500 AND I KEEP BIG ONE IT IS 18 KG AND IT LOOK SOLID ALL THE WAY IT LOOK LIKE IT WAS MELT DNOW TO MAKE LETTER KNIFE. AND IT IS STAMP 5 ON IT NOT SURE WHAT THAT MEAN?
BAHZC

Bullhead City, AZ

#217 Jan 22, 2008
i have a bracelet that is stamped Italy, 925, Milor. But its gold...every comment that i have read about milor italian 925 says that it is sterling. Is that true? need answer asap!
drg1

Ilford, UK

#218 Jan 29, 2008
it deppnds where you bought it from all gold or silver manufactured o be sold in britain should be stamped but som forign countries dont. and if you did buy it in the uk it could still be a import.
uship hater

West Monroe, LA

#219 Jan 29, 2008
uship.com is full of scammers. Do not go to that site if you want you shipmetn stolen by an illegal freight carrier. My2Cents
fredo

Leyland, UK

#220 Feb 2, 2008
jazy wrote:
u all r loosers
your the loser, you're from dubai lol lol lol. how unlucky
scott

Durham, NC

#221 Feb 3, 2008
just found this site ,
the three digit mark on jewelery is to denote the approximate value of the pure metal ,
if a p is included the items producer is registered and sends material on a regular basis to an assay house to qualify for plumb status .
plumb means ,darn close .
in almost 30 yrs of experience as a bench jeweler ive yet to see but a handfull of plumb material .
grain boundries are notorious for being low karat .
as for testing most pawn shops are quite efficient in the testing process as our livelihood depends on being accurate .
acid test is cheep and easy ,
normally accurate within a karat or two , i test most all the items i work on a majority test 12k even as they are marked 14K
.999 24k .999 fine silver
.850 21k .950 sterling
.750 18k .925 jewelery
.585 14k
.417 10k
.375 9k
plat /.950 cobalt alloy
.900 / irridum alloy
.585 / plladium alloy
some other alloys , ruthinum osinium and a blend that Stuller calles X1 ,
hope this post can help ,
G-D'S SPEED !
Kyle

Barrie, Canada

#222 Feb 12, 2008
liam england wrote:
if the gold is real the molacules in the gold will be more packed together which makes it heavy. However if the gold is fake the molacules will not be as tight and not very heavy. If you place real gold in water it will probably sink and displace water if its in a jug. If its not real gold it will probably float. It's all about density and how much water is displaced.
I think you need to think about what you're saying. No one could actually determine whether or not gold is actually gold simply by the weight. There are many other metals that jewelery could be made of that would be equally as heavy as any purity of gold, and none of them would float in a jug of water. Your theory reminds me of Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail... "What else floats?" "Very small rocks."
imsmarterthenyou

Niagara-on-the-lake, Canada

#223 Mar 5, 2008
if it sais ?k then its real and kelly 777 means nothing its just an ingraved number du!
sheena

Chilliwack, Canada

#224 Mar 5, 2008
i tried the foundation test as well, every bit of metal i rubbed on it (including gold) turned my hand black!!!!! so thanks fer nuthin bub.....
wowow

Australia

#225 Mar 6, 2008
i did the makeup test and it worked now im about to go to the pawn shop
sexxxxxxx

Miami, FL

#227 Mar 7, 2008
what does stamped mean fake or real gold
anthony666

Harleysville, PA

#228 Mar 8, 2008
what do the abreviations U.S. PAT. P Mean on the clasp of my jewelery?
Jewelry designer-buyer

Paulden, AZ

#229 Mar 10, 2008
BAHZC wrote:
i have a bracelet that is stamped Italy, 925, Milor. But its gold...every comment that i have read about milor italian 925 says that it is sterling. Is that true? need answer asap!
Milor is a reputable company from Milan, Italy. They make gold, silver and vermeil jewelry which is probably what your bracelet is: Sterling silver PLATED with a layer of gold.
Randy

Cambridge, Canada

#230 Mar 11, 2008
i found what appears to be a gold fork with a carribean picture bead at the top, im woundering if anyone knows about this? and if its possibly real gold? thanks alot
Jake

Abergavenny, UK

#231 Mar 12, 2008
david johnston wrote:
i bought a necklace at a market they said it was 18k and stuff
it has 18k stamped on it in the clip but i think it is a cheap thing!!!????
same thing happened to me mate they sed 18k it has a stamp 18k but i dont know either i am surfing the internet to find ways to test it
Jessica

Highland, NY

#232 Mar 15, 2008
Wait 3-5 years. If it doesn't change, it's gold! Simple--GOLD doesn't change nor tarnish and the only way to truly know for sure is to use one simple element that everyone here has missed--time!

Good Luck!
CTJ

Lincoln, CA

#233 Mar 20, 2008
Tobin wrote:
Ok i bought a 24k chain off the internet. The backing says 24k GB and the other side says SG. I took it to a pawn store and they did the acid test on it. They told me it wasnt real, but it didnt attract to the magnet either. Nor did i see the mark the acid would leave behind. The thing ways about 2.5 ounces and i'm hoping its real. SO i can hock it or scrap it for money.
I was always under the impression the GB meant Gold Bonded.....Some pieces are made of an inexpensive jewelers metal then coated with the good stuff...10k...14k...18, and 24 as well....the 24k would be worth considerably more than the 10k, or 14k, but nothing in comparison to a solid 24k piece.......Sorry
tony s

Birmingham, AL

#234 Mar 21, 2008
My necklace is stamped "925 italy" but suposedly its platinum, my wife says she paid like $220 for it ant its just like an 18 or 20 inch chain.... she bought this at Freidmans a big jewelry store. Is it silver or platinum?
tony s

Birmingham, AL

#235 Mar 21, 2008
Oh i have also had this necklace for about 2.5 years and it has not changed colors at all it still looks like it did when it was bought. And it looks brighter and more shine than silver. Thanks in advance.

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