What Does the Stamp in Jewelry Mean?

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The stamp or hallmark on jewellery indicates the fineness, metal content and quality of the jewellery. Many a times it may also indicate the country of origin and date of manufacture.
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1. Decide what type of jewelry you want to make and how you want to stamp the design. Consider how the stamped jewelry's shape and the stamped design will interrelate, whether the
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On silver a number of 925 indicates that it is 925 parts of 1000 parts silver, or sterling. Those numbers can be date codes, maker codes, description of materials, i.e. 10k, 12k,
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Definition: When most people think of a "stamp, they think of a rubber stamp like those used in paper crafting. In many ways, the idea of a metal and a rubber stamp are the same
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The number markings read either way as 696 or 969 do not match any metal quality
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