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What Do The Letters Inside Rings Mean?

10k CN [D]???

I get so many emails on this a day, it’s insane.

People want to know what the letters or numbers mean that are stamped inside their rings.

Examples would be:

  • 4K WB
  • T.H.E.,U w/ an arrow run through it
  • 750 & 110 VR
  • IBB
  • 9CI CJM
  • CAL
  • MAZ
  • ZC
  • lkk
  • MA
  • a\

Most people already know what some of the words and numbers mean, like 14K, PLAT, SS, .585 (and if not, see my full list of stamps and numbers here). But the letters that usually ajoin these are very different indeed.

9 times out of ten, they don’t refer to the ring at all. As in, the type of metal it is, or the actual gemstones or diamonds, or even the carat weight or ring size… (normal things that are generally marked inside the ring shank).

Letters are often 1 of 3 things:

  1. The initials of the Goldsmith (the person who carved and created your ring)
  2. The initials of the Jeweler (the company that sells the link, like Tiffany or Hearts on Fire)
  3. The initials or logo of the Manufacturer who produces the ring.

It’s like me putting “RS” inside a band. It’s meaningful to me, and I can identify my own work, but it’s not very helpful to anyone else.

With 7.4 billion people on Earth, and with thousands and thousands of designers, jewelry stores and manufacturers, it’s easy to see that the initials and letters and numbers could be anything:

  • 3 stars
  • 255
  • M276
  • 1925
  • D with square around it
  • C 25
  • G 97 E
  • 08 9
  • HB
  • G3
  • IB25

RS MEANS:

The “RS” I used as an example could refer to Richard Scott, Robin Starling, Ralph Sherlock, Raymond Stores… or whomever.

It could be endless searching for the right RS. That’s also why I started another post for unidentified jewelry stamps, to keep track of them all and to allow others to help identify these crazy letters, symbols and numbers

Plus, keep in mind that the ring stamp may have not been hit hard enough? Maybe only a portion of the actual stamp (like the 4K shown in the image) made it to the ring? Or, maybe some of the letters or numbers got rubbed away by normal wear and tear? Maybe they were polished out? Maybe the ring was repaired or sized and the letters got cut out?

In reality, you’ll probably never know what exactly happened or what it is.

There’s no official list anywhere that people can put their identifying marks on, so everyone would know.

It’s all just a big mystery

(They do sell jeweler’s hallmark stamp books that lists many of the more popular ones, and it could help you.)

So if you’ve got something in your ring that doesn’t make sense, either ask the jeweler that you bought it from, take it to an antique dealer (they got a good eye for this), or leave it in the comments below, and maybe someone else will know.

Cheers! :)




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222 Comments on WHAT DO THE LETTERS MEAN?

  1. What is ‘rancangelo’ stamped on jewellery? I can’t find it anywhere.

  2. I have a pair of earrings that are stamped on the post DGL..Ive looked everywhere and nothing.. they dont stick to a maganet.. im confused

    • A friend has a chain that he found with DGL stamped on the clasp, what do those letters stand for. I can’t seem to find an accurate info when I Google it.

  3. Hi I have a gold chain stamped 925ual ca and a charm stamped 955ca. What do these mean? Are these real gold? Thank you

  4. Mrs Pauline Lewis // August 19, 2017 at 5:53 am // Reply

    I have a ring with 375 0.25 sg in stamped boxes sg a kind of a flower 375 please could you tell me what this means

    • Andrea ONeill // April 23, 2022 at 12:17 pm // Reply

      I’m not aware of any significance of these numbers, except that “925“ (sterling silver). could quite easily look like either “375” or “0.25”. It happens to me often. You may want to check the stamps again closely, turning the item at different angles,just to eliminate that possibility.

  5. DOLLAR’ SIGN $ Shube’s Inc., manufacturer of silver jewellery, founded in New Mexico in 1972. Now merged with ‘South Dakota Gold’ to form the ‘Dakota West Design’ jewelry company. The ‘dollar’ sign is in fact an ‘S’ superimposed on a ‘b’.

  6. I have an engagement ring stamped 40d0143ct and Au373tm please help

    • East Leland // May 6, 2022 at 11:51 pm // Reply

      Au is the elemental symbol for gold, 373 likely means that it’s 9kt since 9kt would be right about 37.3% gold. Don’t know about the rest

  7. I’ve recently found a Gold Cup that has 1849 stamped on the bottom of it along with the number 100 above the number 373 D can someone please help me with what this is and what all of it means??

  8. I have a gold ring with marking DJ.03 what does this mean?

  9. jaqs freebird pheonix // February 25, 2018 at 6:53 am // Reply

    I’ve got a necklace and earring set there is 5 diamonds on each of the items it also has 925 then a large C with EA inside c what do the letters mean can anyone help pls thx

  10. vvicki gornall // March 25, 2018 at 1:55 pm // Reply

    I have a Caravelle lady’s wrist watch marked 10K followed by the initials MR. Is it solid gold?

  11. I have an old gold 3 stud ruby ring that has (.75) stamped on the inside band , can anyone tell me that that means ?

  12. I have a pair of silver earrings stamped with “BHS”. No other markings. What does this mean?

  13. Naomi Powers // April 22, 2018 at 10:44 am // Reply

    I bought some Diamond earrings and the tag says Dia ER Blue Ill. I have been able to determine what everything means except the Er. What does it mean?

  14. christie davis // April 25, 2018 at 5:42 pm // Reply

    Wnt to know wht u with arrow an number 7 mean on the inside of band

    • Hello. The U with an arrow through it is the Hallmark of Uncas Jewelry.

      • Brooke Derryberry // April 26, 2020 at 7:36 pm // Reply

        I found a small baby ring with a diamond stamp an inside the diamond shape is the letters IR.then it read on the other side 10K T.G.F. SHANK are these initials for the owner maybe

  15. Courtney Vanover // May 20, 2018 at 2:51 pm // Reply

    I’m at my wits end! This is just a shot in the dark.. but I found your blog and was curious if you know what brand I’ve got. It’s a gold necklace, with a gold butterfly that is filled with roughly 40 crystals (filling the wings entirely). On the back appears to be a lowercase “df” and inside the circular portion of the ‘d’ looks to be a very small ‘v’. Any ideas?? Would send a pic if it would help! Thanks!!

  16. June W Mason // June 14, 2018 at 10:36 am // Reply

    a small gold colored locket has only ” M XVII ” inside. Can you tell me what that means> thank you

  17. Tracey Hall // July 12, 2018 at 3:29 am // Reply

    I have a diamond pendant and a matching pair of diamond stud earrings 3 karats or better total weight on the neck of the pendant there are the letters and numbers DCCZ925. ANY IDEA WHAT THAT MEANS?

    • Hi Tracey. Not really sure about the DC, could be diamond cut. The cz is for the stones; cubic zirconia, and the 925 is for the metal; sterling silver. -Richard

  18. monica moreno // July 30, 2018 at 10:43 pm // Reply

    My five diamond ring has a cursive T and a regular t. What does that mean?

  19. Hi there,

    What do letters or numbers stamped BEFORE the ’14K’ stand for possibly? We have a diamond ring that has either a fancy, large (non-capital) letter ‘A’ OR a ‘0’ plus another number, in front of the ’14K’ stamped on the inside of the ring. Even with a magnifying glass, it is hard to decipher which, lol. Any clues you could share would be helpful!

    Thanks!

  20. Jose Dominguez // August 15, 2018 at 7:22 am // Reply

    My ring has gn 935 n thai on it what does that mean.

  21. Helen Jaffe // August 22, 2018 at 1:04 pm // Reply

    What does 925 C A mean inscribed on a clasp of a silver and turquoise bracelet? Thank you

  22. I have a pair of hooped earring with the letters DGL stamped on it. I’m trying to find out what this stamp means.

  23. I have a bracelet that has stones in it and it looks like white gold but I dont see anything other than Gld what does that mean

  24. A diamond ring with a S on the inside of the band does it mean anything or nothing at all inquiring minds wanna know.. Thanks in adbance

  25. Hi i have a mother of pearl necklace pendant looks very old.. it has what looks to be 42c stamped on the piece that u attaches it to a chain

  26. i have this ring and ist has sm on it what does it mean???

  27. My ring is stamped with CASINO 10-14k . It was passed down from someone who has now passed away so i have no idea where it was purchased and i would love any info on it.

  28. What does LS mean in my ring?

  29. David Rollins // December 2, 2018 at 1:59 am // Reply

    Have a gold ring with 3 pearls on it a white one gray in middle and 3 rd ones gone letters inside ring says 14k up what does u.p stand for please.thank you Sincerly dave

  30. Christina Wall // December 4, 2018 at 11:21 pm // Reply

    I have a 14k mc. What does this mc mean. It’s a ring. Thank you christina wall

  31. Greetings. I am considering the purchase of a 14K ring with a diamond hallmark stamp that has the letter “o”, or a small circle inside it. Following that is: EV26. Any idea where/when/who this was manufactured? Thank you!

  32. I have a diamond solitaire gold ring that has “10k” and a diamond (sideways square) shape with the letter S inside of it. Any ideas?

  33. What does DGL ON MY GOLD NECKLACE MEAN ????

  34. Missy Bachusz // March 23, 2019 at 8:35 am // Reply

    I found a beautiful 10k woman’s ring with what I believe to be an amber stone. I found it with my metal detector in an old park. It’s a tiny ring, and the jewlers stamp has F M and what I believe is a third letter that I cannot read. Looks like L or I? Would anyone know, just want to date it to know how old it may be. Thank you

  35. I have a bracelet with 1BL0765 followed by 2.25CT. I assume the 2.25 CT is the diamond but what does the 1BL0765 mean.

  36. hi what does KR and not sure of its DIA or D1A

  37. Angela Olson // April 27, 2019 at 4:03 am // Reply

    On the back of my pendent there’s KC stamped does anyone know what that means

  38. Sharla Walker // April 30, 2019 at 9:38 am // Reply

    What does a capital ‘P’ mean

  39. I have pair of amber rings inside has a 925 aD
    Just would like to know what it stands for thankd

  40. Michael walker // May 15, 2019 at 6:36 pm // Reply

    What do the letters RMI stamped in ring mean .two rings one white gold one yellow gold..both 10 carat.

  41. I have a ring stamped
    What i can o ly describe as two upside diwn 7’s

  42. I have a bracelet with three markings: 750 98 VI MAR
    Would appreciate your wisdom to understand these. Thanks

  43. Jo Anne Y // May 27, 2019 at 3:51 pm // Reply

    I have a necklace with a fine gold chain and a tiny pendant with a stone that might be a diamond or cubic zirconia. Near the clasp of the chain, there is a tiny tag that is stamped: 14K ER. We all know what 14K is. Does anyone know about the ER?

  44. i have a fimond pendant with dj stamped on it with ftrg or ftro

  45. I have a 1/2 carat solitaire diamond ring in 14 karat gold with the letters WDC stamped next to the 14k and across the band from that there is a 1/2 with the letter A next to it. What do the letters WDC and the letter A mean?

  46. Sherry white // June 17, 2019 at 4:12 am // Reply

    what does a J with a circle around it mean because it doesn’t have 10k or Sterling silver or any of the rest that’s inside rings and the diamond has nothing covering it it’s got nothing but breathing space completely around it can you help me find out the sym

  47. I have a 24k yellow gold chain but it has a wb on it is it real or fake

  48. I have a pair of shrimp style earrings with black and clear stones and on the post is marked 14k (5) ,thank you for your response

  49. I have a silver necklace with a pendant
    On the chain, the clasp on the chain is stamped with two Alphabet letters SQ.
    Have you any idea what this means or stand for.

  50. Roy Simpson // June 29, 2019 at 10:14 pm // Reply

    i have a set of ear rings with an N inside a square then 925 in what does it all mean ?

  51. I have a 10 karat gold ring that has the letters GSC stamped in it what does that stand for

  52. Bill Forbes // July 26, 2019 at 4:58 pm // Reply

    I have a pendant from a neckless that appears to be green turquoise in silver with a gold or brass Thunderbird image. On the back it is stamped “metals mexico AVM” with an M stamped in a box what do all these stamps and letters mean???

  53. Thanks for any help , detecting find , looks like
    Gold signet ring , carnelian , red stone , with what looks like 901 stamped twice inside ring at bottom thanks Jim

  54. I have an earrings with SD mark? What does that mean?

  55. What does a stamp that says 14KM mean I have a pendant with that marking?

  56. I have a gold mothers ring with 4jewels and the letters AC TM and GP stamped on the inside. What do the letters stand for?

  57. I have a gold ring with sg stamp on the inside what does it mean thanks

  58. I have a gold ring with a stamp inside that says SD 14k what does it mean is it gold

  59. I have a 14k cocktail ring with a lot of baguettes going every direction. It has Heritage stamped on it and a JS inside, can anybody tell me any info on it

  60. Holly Rector // October 21, 2019 at 9:57 pm // Reply

    my wedding ring has 18k with a (W) next to it does the W mean white gold it is a circa from 1920 thankyou

  61. Cheyenne Garrett // October 29, 2019 at 6:09 pm // Reply

    I have a silver necklace and earring set marked (o) but the o has a line through it. What is this marking

  62. I have a lovely vintage rhinestone statement necklace stamped with a single capital letter M. Any ideas? Thanks!

  63. What does the letter A mean on a 925 ring

  64. What does 14k,wb,means

  65. Have a 10 kt double heart ring with trc stamp what do those letters stand for thanks

  66. Valla Brossman // December 14, 2019 at 5:48 pm // Reply

    I found a ring with only the initials “J S”, what could this mean. I doubt it’s sterling , but it’s pretty. Could be someone’s initials but doubt it. Thanks for helping.

  67. Hi! I have an old ring with 900 in a rectangle then G3 in a square then what appears to be a makers mark. It’s gold colored and has amber stones or Garnetts. The center of if the top Of the ring is attached by two small rings. One on each side. What does the 900 and the g3 mean please?

  68. I just want to thank you for all your help

  69. Nathan f. Starkey // December 23, 2019 at 5:43 pm // Reply

    In a ring i looked at it has ” 14 K A ” stamped in it but the 1 looks like.” l ” that dont match up to the 4 and the remaining letters …! What doea this mean ?

  70. I have a necklace and earrings set and the necklace is stamped N/C or possibly N/G 10k. White gold with a pendant of small diamonds clustered resembling a solitaire. Earrings similar. Can you tell me what NC OR NG means? Is it while gold, sterling silver gold over silver?

  71. I found a pair of earrings that look like spokes but come to a full point one side larger than the other silver tone earrings and inside is a small diamond and rm stamped what does it mean

  72. I have a necklace and it has a marking 825 and a letter k+ what does it mean

  73. I have a diamond ring with BBG stamp on the band. What does BBG mean?

  74. Got mens gold dress watch timex Quartz 40 years ago has letter E no k mark was told expensive what is E FOR

  75. Christine Mehmel-Rourke // January 5, 2020 at 3:35 pm // Reply

    I found earrings and a matching necklace in my grandmother’s stuff with the stamp “Sterling C.T.” on them. Does anyone know what the “C.T.” stands for.

    • I just inherited jewelry from my mother in law and have an earring and necklace set stamped with Sterling CT. The earrings are screw on so I assume must be fairly old. I cannot find anything on the internet of what this stamp means!

    • Adam C Pepper // April 6, 2020 at 1:43 pm // Reply

      I just bought a storage unit and found LOTS of vintage and antique jewelry. One of the crosses is stamped “STERLING C.T.”. Sterling is fairly obvious and means the metal alloy used to make the piece is 92.5% Silver. The C.T. is the manufacturer and/or designer. In this case it’s a designer as it’s clearly not a big manufacturer. The fact that all the pieces in my purchase are very old tells me this piece is also very old (which is why we can’t find anything online about C.T.). The vast majority of the pieces I bought are from Italy… so I’m loosely guessing it came from Italy. SO, my best guess is that C.T. is the designer/silversmith’s initials. The hole in this cross was not drilled by modern technology. The ring that a necklace would go through has rough cuts and was pinched together, again not modern technology. The cross itself was 3 pieces put together, the long center portion and two short sides. It was melted together, then sanded on both the face and rear as well as the joints… again this shows much older practices. That’s the easy stuff. As far as a date or age of the piece or designer… that’s tough. Taking the age of all the other pieces I HAVE identified from this same lot, I would roughly guess it was made 1940’s-1950’s. Hope this information helps even though it’s not super accurate.

  76. Donna Klimek // January 8, 2020 at 5:09 pm // Reply

    I have a necklace with MS 00 S on it and cannot find information on that anywhere. It is a heavy necklace that is magnetic inside because there is a metal capsule inside that is designed to hold ashes. It is beautiful, I am just trying to figure out what metal it is made out of because I am allergic to several metals. Thank you

  77. Kristina Marie Barton // January 16, 2020 at 11:30 am // Reply

    I have a necklace heart charm that says “10k D”, I trying to find out what it means and if it’s actually real or is it fake???

  78. Ronald. Walhood // January 20, 2020 at 4:46 pm // Reply

    What r the stamps inside rosegold an what r they?

  79. Yes I have a silver ring it say 750$ what does that mean

    • Not sure about the $, but 750 is the European marking for 75% gold or 18K. Your ring is white gold, not silver. A jeweler or pawn shop can test it for you to confirm.

  80. I have a Gold necklace with 9CJM stamped on it anybody any ideas what this means. It is a choker necklace and the stamp is close to the fastner. It should have a pendant with it, but I am not in possession of this .

  81. Bryan Hassler // January 23, 2020 at 6:56 pm // Reply

    I found a white gold ring with what appears to be a bunch of little diamonds on top on the inside of the ring it says 10 K and it also has a circle that looks like a GM inside it or a GN

  82. Helen M Miller // February 1, 2020 at 10:14 pm // Reply

    I have a ring that has SKGE in it does anyone know what this means?

  83. Ring stamped 4K F
    No the 1 has not rubbed off a 14k stamp
    It looks to be white gold and there is a stone not damaged at all. So lost

  84. Hi I have a pair believe to be silver? well made (shell shape with raised angled lines across) pierced earrings with omega clip, with the initials ME stamped on them cira 80s?

  85. I have a 9.25 silver butterfly ring with the letters N A behind the 9.25. What do the letters mean? Thanks!

  86. I have a silver looking necklace with the number 925 on it. And on the other end it says RI. What does RI mean?

  87. I have a stirling tennis bracelet mounted with 25 ~1/2ct pyrope garnets. It is marked with a square with a D in it. I am curious about the maker/age.

    • Patrick Ledbetter // July 7, 2020 at 11:47 pm // Reply

      I have a gold with a big rect diamond in the center and a small rectangular diamond on each side of the big diamond.
      The markings on the interior of the rings band are as follows…..IL or TL I cannot be certain of the letter as it’s hard to read followed by a CZ . Then their is a 10KP after all that.
      Could you please help me to identify the markings please.
      Thank you,
      Patrick

  88. I would like to value a gold wedding band that belonged to my great-great-grandfather. He married in the 1890s in New Zealand. It has his initials engraved on the outside, 9ct stamped in a rectangle box and beside it the letter ‘A’ stamped in another rectangle box on the inside. Would you also know what the letter A stands for?

  89. I have yellow 14kt ring looks like an open s or symbol idk. 6 prongs very clear stone but it has slight pink colors in it.silver prongs?

  90. Silvia Pasc // April 19, 2020 at 2:51 pm // Reply

    I have a old tennis bracelet with D◇T on it? Any ideea what it means?

  91. What does it mean cn with a D in square + .925?????
    Thanks

  92. lois bridges // April 25, 2020 at 7:45 am // Reply

    hi, don’t know if you can help me but here goes, a friend traded me a beautiful ring. She didn’t know the stone or the mark. It has a beautiful diam. ond shape and has tremendous sparkle but it has a fire in it like an opal and changes to beautiful colors like a diamond with opal fire. It’s marked with a 925and about a 1/4 in. gap. Any ideas?

  93. Colleen Williams // May 2, 2020 at 10:12 pm // Reply

    What is 14ct with RV mean

  94. Phillip Rodriguez // May 6, 2020 at 8:01 am // Reply

    14K ring has F6 engraved on inside of band

  95. hi what does B C mean on my silver ring?

  96. I recently purchased what I believe is a vintage 14kt gold ring from Italy. There are a few marks on the outside of the band that I’m unsure of. There is a marking of A2 in one box, then a small arrow like box with what looks like UUO: then in another box a marking that is totally undecipherable anymore followed by a 585. Any ideas? It contains one small ruby cabochon stone.

  97. I have a chain with stamp 10k CP . What does it mean?

  98. Carla Burchett // July 3, 2020 at 8:23 pm // Reply

    I have a men’s gold palm tree ring with Ess stamped on the inside. What do these initials mean? Does it have any value?

  99. I have a ring inscribed hrc it’s real gold it says 9c and 375 and the hrc is before the 375

  100. Ronna Dummackin // July 28, 2020 at 1:23 pm // Reply

    In my silver ring it looks like nb and a flower please could u tell me what this means thank you

  101. Richard bice // August 10, 2020 at 7:22 pm // Reply

    I recently purchased to cut crystal cruet bottles the stoppers are marked Sterling 925 with a cursive letter L under that do you know what that mean?

  102. 14KGS on Yellow gold colored necklace What does the GS mean?

  103. Glenda morallos // August 14, 2020 at 1:44 am // Reply

    What does m5o means in my white ring?
    Thank you

  104. hello, I found a link chain in at a garage sale the clasp has what appears to be SD(the SD are very close to one another they kinda look like the superman shield) 10k any clues? Thank you

  105. Jeremy Busch // August 20, 2020 at 2:50 pm // Reply

    Yes I’ve got a 14 k golf diamond ring and
    In it is the letters PO before 14 k
    But inside the O is a small c
    Any comments

  106. Courtney Warner // August 22, 2020 at 9:58 am // Reply

    I have a cocktail ring I have not been able to identify for a long time now the marking show that its 18k electroplated but the last marking is what I’m having trouble figuring out its S/A exactly how I have typed it

  107. Interested in identifying a sterling necklace. There are only 3 Mark’s on it. One mark looks like an ‘R’ with the right and left bottom of it scrolling. Nie if you turn it in the same direction as the word sterling then it looks like a ‘Y’ with both left and right being cursive. There is another mark that I’m going to describe in the same direction of the word sterling. Kind of looks like a lower case ‘y’ but it’s roundish with the left corner partly open. Then it has a stem going out the top. No other names, Mark’s, etc. not even a faded one

  108. I have a ring with RMI 10k what does it mean? Thank you

  109. 12kt TGF J/C

  110. I have a 10k gold chain that I bought. It’s stamped 10k but on the other side of the clasp it says f9 on it can any body help me out and tell me what that means

  111. I have a ring that I was told by a jeweler is real diamonds and a gold band. I noticed on the band what looks like an L and a 2. What does that mean?

  112. Hello!
    I have two wedding rings. In one it is written GOLD, and at the other one it is written SOLID Gold and some markings.
    Is this Gold or only plate mark’s?
    My Jeweler likes to pay $14 for 1 gram of 10 karat, for 14 karat $16, and for 18 karat it is $18.
    Is this the real scrap gold market price?
    Thank you very much.

  113. I have a earing that has 0.25 tmm and kab what does that mean

  114. Andrew H Scott // November 13, 2020 at 11:30 am // Reply

    Hi I have a ring wit 14k Dc an the letters odi I think wht does tht mean is it real or fake

  115. Chris Stephenson // November 16, 2020 at 3:41 am // Reply

    I have a ring with TCin an oval frame followed by a crown, 375, leopard and a fancy P all in cut corner squares. Thank you.

  116. My ring inside the band has RSC925, what does it mean

  117. Nichole Rodriguez // November 30, 2020 at 4:26 pm // Reply

    14k mcm means what?

  118. What does 14k Italy WH on necklace. What does this mean? It is a two tone necklace

  119. gold ruby & diamond ring, marks “a crown + 375 + (looks like a face) + the letter b” it is also marked with “HOP”. Any ideas what the hop is?

  120. Christal Swann // January 2, 2021 at 3:56 pm // Reply

    I purchased a silver and amethyst ring . It’s inscribed SSBY. What might that mean? Is it any quality silver? Thank you!

  121. Have a 10K white gold emerald cut emerald ring. Has the 10k followed by what looks like either 2 diamond symbols close together or a figure 8 sideways with pointy ends. The ring is about 100 to 150 years old. The clasp setting is on each side of the stone. Not on the corners, but is very good. The stone is a green.

  122. what is the meaning of JP4 stamped on necklace please?

  123. Fmurc its at the back of diamond earing with 16 pcs of diamond stones . looks very old . its clip on .

  124. Does anyone know what the hallmark s.m. stand for in a ring?

  125. What does ERUN mean on a old garnet and opal gold ring

  126. Anthony marsh // February 9, 2021 at 9:25 pm // Reply

    Have a lovely little ring on one side it has S925 the other side has D925 it has a blue stone and 6 what look like diamonds
    Thank you

  127. Does anyone know what FOCN on a 925 ring would indicate?

  128. Robin levanti // February 21, 2021 at 7:56 pm // Reply

    What does 14k FIC mean on clasp of pearls please?

    • 14kt FIC on clasp of pearls – I’ve been told that the FIC stands for “Finest In Class” and is often associated with Akoya cultured pearls. I always thought it meant “Finesse Clasp” which is just a type or brand of fish hook clasp used on pearl strands.

  129. Sandra Stansell // February 26, 2021 at 12:36 am // Reply

    14k A/S What is this mark other than 14k?

  130. I have a rose gold diamond bridal set that has a backward D and a forward D that share the same straight line in the middle. No other markings. The person I bought it from said it is 14 karat gold, but I don’t see anything notating that. And do you have any idea what this might be?

  131. Rebecca Macdonald // March 11, 2021 at 8:16 am // Reply

    Hi, I have recently purchased a silver tone ring in a vintage jewellery lot and is stamped with D/K on the inside of the ring. I’ve not been able to find out what this refers to and would be very much appreciated if anyone could help?

  132. I have a ring that I think is silver it has the letters AL and the word sterling what does the AL mean??

  133. I have a set of gold three leaf clover ear rings with a stamp mark SD and a C in a circle. Any idea what the stamp means

  134. Avileo Salas // March 25, 2021 at 8:42 pm // Reply

    I have a necklace with several steps that say Vietnam and the letter N with a circle around it I don’t know if thi6s cleans can you help me please

  135. Deborah Sise // March 27, 2021 at 9:35 pm // Reply

    I have a Burmese pearl ring with BCYCN inside what does it mean?

  136. Karen Shirley // April 5, 2021 at 8:14 pm // Reply

    I have just bought a set of pearl’s with the hallmark 14k with a V sideways, what does that mean?

  137. I HAVE A RING INSIDE 10kt 49-LDI WHATS MEANS

  138. I found a his necklace 10k and the cross pendant attached to it says 10k ASK, what does this mean ?

  139. Monika Gingitta // May 10, 2021 at 12:30 am // Reply

    9bd on a antique looking ring what does it mean? Is it gold or rubbish?

  140. What does it mean when it says 925 clover sign then bcn on the ring. I know that 925 means sterling silver but what is the clover sign the bcn mean?

  141. I have a ring it appears to be white gold its a simple band with diamonds inset along the top. its stamped. “V14K 150 AA”…..any idea what the v 150 and AA mean?

  142. My ring has the 18ct (obvious) but also has an R-41 followed by a D-14, I am wondering if the R and D refer to its Rubies and Diamond stones? Doesany one know?

  143. John Langdon // May 27, 2021 at 6:18 am // Reply

    Hi all, I have a gold ring stamped 9ct H3, anyone know the meaning as I’ve been told it’s gold on a base metal. Thanks in advance.

  144. I have a ring stamped GG 171, what could it stand for?

  145. Trying to identify a makers mark on a ring. It is gold over silver and marked 925 and on the other side of the inside band is an oval with CL inside. Any ideas?

  146. Cinderellia Clever // June 25, 2021 at 7:01 pm // Reply

    I found a heart shaped yellow gold ring with 30 small diamonds stamped CM 14kt. What does the CM stand for?

  147. any thoughts on the letters OR or QR on a pair of Van Cleef earrings?

  148. What does a capital “L” in a raised square inside a gold? ring with possible diamonds….

  149. Cyndi Munro // July 5, 2021 at 5:33 pm // Reply

    Looking for meanings to a 3 toned crystal necklace. Cutler on stem above crystal and JAC on circle where it clasps.
    Thank you

  150. Lorri Harrison // August 7, 2021 at 3:14 pm // Reply

    I have a gold bracelet 10kt and the tag indicates SS 10 kt. Please, what does this mean?
    Thank you.

  151. Michael J Chavarria // August 8, 2021 at 5:32 am // Reply

    Hello I have a beautiful silver ring with a beautiful diamond in it and it has s something y what does it mean

  152. What would V II stamped on a chain mean

  153. Michael Harris // September 29, 2021 at 11:17 am // Reply

    What does A T 14k stand for on my gold necklace?

  154. What does jil on back of pendant mean??

  155. I have an older antique looking ring with the normal 925 on it. It’s gold but could be plated although there’s no sign of it. There’s also a HC on it. Not in a circle or anything. Anyone know what the HC is?

  156. I have a white gold ring with 14k on the inside but before the 14k there is what looks like a incomplete square with maybe a capital B inside? By incomplete, I mean it has 2 gaps in the square. Any idea what this means?

  157. I have a turquoise and pearl necklace marked N.Y.F. Do you know what that stands for? Thank you for your time.

  158. John Hetherington // November 22, 2021 at 12:04 pm // Reply

    Ihave found an old damaged ring, inside it says A. W&S. D. C.T.

  159. An Amethyst and diamond ring stamped with 14K LLS 20
    what does LLS 20 mean?

  160. What does “Am.D “
    Mean on my costume blue stone tear drop earrings?

    Thanks!

  161. I saw an older ring with paved diamond . It has a stamp of 025 and also a stamp of k18. What does it mean?

  162. Jean Underwood // December 6, 2021 at 10:45 am // Reply

    I have a bracelet that my husbands grandmother gave me. She was born in 1898. Her father traveled and brought this bracelet home to her. She was probably around 12 or 13.(1910 ish) Looks to have 9 small rubies across the top. Marking inside says D. & C.

  163. I have some vintage black hills gold earrings, they are marked with a 4 and sterl. Does the 4 mean 14K?” I don’t see any black hills that is just 4 k. Thank you in advance, truly appreciated.

  164. I have a gold ring thats stamped, ‘750 R’
    & another one stamped ‘S925’
    Could you please tell me what this means

  165. I have a ring with the markings of 825, of which I know means 19K white gold and a mark of a capital A inside a square.This ring has 5 “possible” diamonds as well.Could the A mean that they are argyle white diamonds???

  166. JILL Smithers // January 5, 2022 at 6:16 pm // Reply

    On my old gold antique ring is R.P 12 a dot with 5 then a sidewards anchor then a T what does it all mean it is 18 century

  167. I have a broach, white metal, not silver, small diamonds and sapphires looks art nouveau, with D9393 stamped on the back. The symbols are up & down so I can’t tell where spaces would be.
    Any ideas?

  168. Mathew burbella // January 16, 2022 at 6:26 pm // Reply

    I have diamond earrings that say 10k sx or 5x can’t tell, are they real what does it mean? Thanks for any help

  169. What does AGK stand for?

  170. What does 10 man mean

  171. Good afternoon! I hope you are well and safe. I have a pair of earrings that looks like it might be from from the 50’s or 60’s It has the letter Z next to 14k and I was wondering if you might know the maker of this letter. I have been searching and having a hard time finding the maker. Thank you in advance for any help you can give and enjoy your day

  172. Theresa Coblentz // February 7, 2022 at 6:05 pm // Reply

    I have a silver ring with a E above the 925 and was curious what the “E” meant.

  173. What does NR 14 stamped on a jewelry chain mean?

  174. What does o g i stand on a silver bracelet

  175. Jan Bellamy // March 7, 2022 at 10:56 pm // Reply

    What does this mean inside a ring
    STERLING
    D JACK

  176. Gold band- GEM-AKT
    Does anyone have any idea what this stamp means?

  177. Help! I have a ring that has an “&” symbol stamped on the outside of the band and a “53” on the inside, which I found out to be the size. But does anyone know what the “&” symbol means? I’ve Googled every way I can think of and I’m not getting any results. TIA☺️

  178. Ruth Johansen // May 13, 2022 at 8:51 am // Reply

    I have an antique larger size silver locket . It has the Roman numerals Vlll scratched on the inside on both sides. Wondering about age etc. if anyone has any info would be much appreciated.

  179. I have a ring that is white/silver in colour and the only stamp it as is 14k nothing else what metal is it can a

  180. Hi i have a gold ring with the word ROMAN engraved on the inside. Please help!! There is no gold or silver identifying marks but has passed a few of the gold tests. Any help would appreciate thx

  181. I have the I have a necklace with NDIA on it what does this mean? I’ve had a necklace for a very long time

  182. I have a ring it is a square band with diamonds around and in the inside it is marked with a 52 and then on the opposite end it has the letter C and then a swan. Can you please help me identify?

  183. Keith Duane Estes // June 26, 2022 at 7:33 pm // Reply

    I have a segmented gold nugget site watch band marked 10k MR with the final line in the M & 1st line of the R shared so it could even be IVR. Each segment is stamped with it.

  184. Jacob barraza // June 29, 2022 at 7:59 am // Reply

    I recently bought 2 sets of earrings they both have stones one to be diamond and the other I think is dark either black or really dark blue diamond BOTH have 10k next to the 10k is a square with a circle in the square WHAT DOES THAT MEAN

  185. Anyone know what this says EXACTLY?

  186. I have a ring that was gave to me in a will its stamed with 7 A 925 I know what 925 is what’s the 7 A ive never seen it or can I find anything about it thx

  187. Hi I have couple things I was wonder I have a rj ring with number 6 on it too and a Higgins hall bracelet year 77 month Jan. And a diamond necklace with lr on it written any of these worth anything?

  188. What does the stamp AMC T on the inside of the ring I bought my wife mean?

  189. I have a triple strand fresh water and gold beaded necklace with a gold rectangle fish hook clasp stamped SILVER. It tested positive for 14k. Why would it say SILVER?

  190. bradley ohanlon // August 25, 2022 at 9:53 am // Reply

    What does SM mean on gold jewelry

  191. I have a necklace, very faint with gold chain and tiny pearls. At the clasp there is a gold T attached. Like a monogram….none of her names started with “T”, plus it was on the clasp. Just curious as to what it meant.

  192. Glendon Michael Settles // October 14, 2022 at 10:39 pm // Reply

    I have a silver ring stamped
    925 K
    what does the K stand for?

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