How to Tell If It Is a Real Gold Ring?

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To tell if a ring is a real gold, touch the ring to a magnet, if the ring is attracted to the magnet, it isn't real. You can as well tell by examining the inside of the ring's band. Gold has a stamp with the number of karats.
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1. Examine the inside of the ring's band. Jewelers are required to hallmark stamp jewelry made out of precious metals. Gold will have a stamp with the number of karats. Use a bright
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1 Inspect the piece for official markings. A stamp will indicate either fineness (1-999 or .1-.999) or karat (10K, 14K, 18K, 22K or 24K). A magnifying glass will make this easier.
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If your ring becomes discolored when you rub it, it's probably gold plated
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If you do NT believe in markngs, you shall have to scratch it (better on. the back side)
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How to Tell If a Ring Is Real Gold
Determining if a ring or other piece of jewelry is real gold, a base metal or plated metal is rather easy. There are a few simple tests that can be done with little or no preparation, and if those tests still leave one feeling skeptical, there is an acid... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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