Prior to its final unification in 1870, the nation we know of today as Italy was a
diverse agglomeration of kingdoms, principalities, duchies, baronies & city states.
Italian 14K Gold Mark Forged On Gold Jewelry. Two widely faked marks on base
metals in the market are "14K Italy" and "585" (Fig. 1). These forged marks ...
Because of the tradition and beauty associated with gold from Italy, jewelry from
this ... Search for other famous makers like the family-based Giorgio Damiani.
Aug 19, 2014 ... The key to valuing jewelry to buy or sell lies in the tiny marks stamped ... marked "
18K ITALY" yellow gold and also have initial "B.S.G." -on.
Hallmarks originated to show the purity of gold in a piece of gold jewellery and
included ... In many other countries, including in Italy, India and China, jewellery ...
In addition to standard gold purity markings such as 10K, 14K and so on, real
gold jewelry is often stamped with a three-digit code. These codes correlate to
Oct 12, 2011 ... Follow these gold testing steps to protect your bottom line. ... chains will have a
Karat stamp like 14K but not have a manufacturer hallmark. ... found 24 inch 14k
stamped and Italy and 585.mall jeweler said he thinks real,w/ no ...
Jewelry Maker's Marks. Welcome to the AJU Jewelry Maker's Marks Database.
You can search this database in several ways: ... Jewelry Maker's Marks. Italy.
May 6, 2010 ... I think it's easy to recognize Italian marks but you don't have the same protection
... So you find the 18kt gold chain you bought is only 14kt gold.
Italian hallmarking - silver, gold hallmarks Italy In the past Italian silversmiths
rarely submitted their pieces to the optional official hallmarking. Silver pieces