Category: jewellery

  • How much premium for a handmade 18k Miami Cuban chain?

    Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether you’re eyeing a piece for personal adornment or as an investment, knowing how much extra you’re paying above the market price of the metal is essential for making an informed decision. In this article, we’ll delve into the dynamics of chain premiums in US market, exploring how they vary based…

  • What does “14k GF” mark mean on jewelry?

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Gold Filled (GF) refers to a process where a solid layer of gold is bonded to a core base metal through heat and pressure. In the case of AU 14K GF, the “1/20 14k GF” marking indicates that the chain is plated with 14k gold, and the weight of the gold…

  • Busta Rhymes spend $650,000 In a 10 kilo gold bar??

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Wow, that $650,000+ gold bar he’s flexing is insane! “Low low price of 650k,” he says, like it’s pocket change. Smart move though, turning cash into gold to avoid the police seizing it. That 10kg gold bar is basically his portable bank. Impressive and a great deal for 24k gold.…

  • What is the significance of the swastika on a gold pendant

    Reading Time: 2 minutes The interpretation of the swastika on a gold pendant can vary depending on cultural and historical contexts. Originating from ancient Indian religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, the swastika traditionally symbolizes auspiciousness, good fortune, prosperity, and well-being[4]. In Hinduism, for example, it is commonly employed at entrances or on doorways of…

  • What is the meaning of “rel” on a gold jewelry?

    Reading Time: < 1 minute The abbreviation “REL” or a the half moon and the R, on a 14k gold pendant typically signifies the jewelry brand “Relios,” by “Relios, Inc.” known for its production of Southwestern-style jewelry. In the broader context of a gold pendant, markings like “REL” often indicate the manufacturer or brand. These…

  • Acid Testing for Gold Purity & Valuing Karat Gold.

    Reading Time: 9 minutes Having the ability to test the purity of gold is important for anyone who is involved with buying or selling gold. A jewelry item that is stamped as 10k, 14k or 18k does not mean that it actually contains that type of gold. It is a reality that fakes exist in…