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Hallmarks & Stamps for Gold

Posted by Mert Doğrusözlü on

 Stamps that mean your piece IS gold: A plain 14K stamp 14K P (The “P” stands for plumb gold) 14K with a company logo after such as 14K <3 417 (10K, means 41.7% gold) 585 (14k, means 58.5% gold) 750 (18K, means 75% gold) 917 (22K, means 91.7% gold) 999 (24K, means 99.9% gold) That being said, even if your piece is stamped “14K” you cannot be 100% sure it is gold. There are a number of fake stamps out there and the only way to be 100% sure is to test the metal with a gold tester using nitric acid. On the other hand, even if there is no stamp it could still be gold....

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