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What does SLC 925 mean?

925 is a standard sign used to mark sterling silver, and the meaning of the stamp is that the silver content in the piece is 92.5% (i.e., the remaining 7.5% is comprised of other elements).

What does D on jewelry mean?

What does d mean on jewelry? The d on your jewelry means solitaire diamond, meaning there is only one diamond set in the entire piece of jewelry. Solitaire jewelry items include earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets, and wedding bands.

What does the stamp on my jewelry mean?

On most quality jewelry, the specifications of your jewelry (like gold karat) will appear as a hallmark, or a stamp (or several) on the back or underside of the piece. Hallmarks connote the purity or fineness of the precious metals.

Is jewelry marked 925 worth anything?

In fact, 92.5% is not a recognized value for gold. If you find a piece of gold jewelry with 925 or some variation stamped on it, odds are very good the piece isn’t solid gold. It’s instead likely the piece’s base is sterling silver and gold has been plated or otherwise applied atop the base.

What does GL mean in gold?

If the chain is marked with GP (gold plated), GF (gold filled) or GL (gold layered), then the chain is not solid gold. Markings that identify the caratage, such as 14k or 24k, are preferred, even though a sophisticated counterfeiter may also fake these marks.

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What does C on jewelry mean?

So far the only thing I found on this thing is that the C stands for Copyright. It was something that was established after the 1950’s so jewelry designers could copyright their stuff and be recognized as artists.

What markings are on real silver?

American sterling silver is marked with one of the following hallmarks: “925,” “. 925,” or “S925.” the 925 indicates that the piece contains 92.5% silver and 7.5% other metals. Sterling silver items made in the UK contain a stamp of a lion.

How do you tell if a diamond is real with a flashlight?

A sparkle test is quick and easy to do since all you need are your eyes. Simply hold your diamond under a normal lamp and observe the bright shimmers of light bouncing off the diamond. A real diamond provides an exceptional sparkle since it reflects white light extremely well.

How do I identify my jewelry markings?

Assuming you have one or more pieces of jewelry that you would like to sell, check for any maker’s marks or hallmarks – names, numbers, symbols – that may be stamped on the back of each piece. This is where a good magnifying glass or jeweler’s loupe comes in handy. A number such as 925 or .