A hallmark is an official mark or series of marks struck on items made of precious
.... In this period, fineness was more or less standardized in the major European
nations (writ: .... Hallmarks for...
8K, 8ct or 333 (parts per 1000) or is 33.3% gold (usually European. Not
recognized in USA. The lowest possible standard. Will tarnish sometimes); 9K,
9ct or 375 ...
A hallmark is nothing more than an indication of metal content, a guarantee of
purity or ... Many European countries mark silver and gold with numerical
May 6, 2010 ... In most European countries, a secondary system is set up where the assay office
... So you find the 18kt gold chain you bought is only 14kt gold.
Guide to World Hallmarks - Most extensive internet resource for research of Silver
marks, Hallmarks & Maker's Marks - Foreign Hallmarks.
Aug 19, 2014 ... A maker's mark can help but if jewelry has hallmarks, this process is almost ... In
Europe, pure 24-karat gold is marked 1000 fine, while 18-karat ...
A Hallmark consists of three COMPULSORY MARKS: the Sponsor's mark, the
Standard ... From 1842 it was illegal to sell imported gold or silver in the UK
unless it was ... Following a ruling of the European Court of Justice the UK is
required to ...
These marks and many more are listed in "World Hallmarks - Vol. ... (If gold this
hallmark's core image would be the Larus Gull, a stork like image) ... I - Europe) ...
The first to be published is "World Hallmarks - Vol. I - Europe, 19th-21st Centuries
" covering gold, silver, platinum, and palladium hallmarks of Europe. Coming ...
Hallmarks are small markings stamped on gold, silver and platinum articles. A
hallmark ... This brings UK law into line with European law. Consumers may now