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What does 925 mean on jewelry?
This means the piece of jewelry should be 92.5% pure silver mixed with another metal, usually copper. Silver on its own is very soft and needs another metal added to make solid jewelry. A common question that I get is 鈥?I have a gold ring stamped 925, what does that mean?鈥?Much to my dismay I have had a few people get very angry with my answer.
What is the abbreviation for jewelry?
These are a few of the most common abbreviations you鈥檒l see: GP/SS – Gold plated over sterling silver, also known as 鈥渧ermeil鈥?Abbreviations are important for understanding the value and characteristics of gems. This jewelry abbreviations list is particularly important in diamond grading.
What does KP stand for on jewelry?
What does a KP stamp mean on my jewelry? This stands for Karat Plumb and is a certification that it is at least the karat marked or better. For instance, 14kp means it is at the very least 14k or higher. I will leave you with this one last answer to a question we are often asked, as I think it is very important to address this.
What is a focal point in jewelry?
A jewelry piece or design element that is meant to draw attention to a different focal point A variety of chalcedony found in all colors American Gem Society: a professional organization formed in 1934 by several independent jewelers and the founder of the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)