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Old 07-19-2018, 09:27 PM
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Default Is it gold?

I found this tiny ring a month ago.

There's no markings on it. The surface looked pitted under a loop, like it was plated or like clearcoat coming off a car. I thought it was junk.

I got a testing kit and rubbed it on the stone. The color is solid. 14k solution dissolves it all instantly.
10k solution slowly dissolved it.
I think this could be 10k or 9k. Is 9k even a thing?
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Old 07-19-2018, 10:02 PM
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Meggie (in Australia) seems to find a lot of 9K rings


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Old 07-20-2018, 10:03 PM
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Looks like you got a 9 or 10K gold ring there. Nice!
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Old 07-26-2018, 05:59 PM
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A jeweler can verify.

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