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Old 10-07-2018, 05:56 AM
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Default * 9ct Gold *

There's a small sheltered beach I try to visit when the tides are nice and low.
Here at low tide I'm able to reach an area that has a layer of very hard packed clay just a few inches under the sand .. this is were the heavy stuff settles.

Today I scored more sinkers,a 1954 florin and a another nice wedding band.
It look like it's been there a long while,by the colour when first sighted I thought 18ct 100% but it's only 375 .. not complaining though!
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Old 10-07-2018, 06:09 AM
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That florin is in pretty good nick for sitting in the ocean, congrats on the gold too

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Old 10-07-2018, 11:03 AM
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Congrats on another lovely band! Water silvers are hard to come by here.

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Old 10-07-2018, 12:52 PM
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Sounds like great conditions, those clay levels can be jackpots!

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Old 10-08-2018, 02:15 PM
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Almost like that Florin as much as the gold..... Almost..... Nice finds!

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Old 10-08-2018, 08:57 PM
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Way to go Meggie. Another gold for the count.

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Old 10-08-2018, 09:42 PM
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Congrats on another gold Meggie!

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Old 10-10-2018, 08:32 AM
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Old 10-11-2018, 09:01 PM
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congrats on another ring meggie

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Old 10-12-2018, 01:40 PM
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nice find-curious how you polish the lower karat finds as the tend to get that green crud on them.
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Old 10-12-2018, 05:26 PM
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Congrats on the gold!
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Old 10-12-2018, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by melbajoe View post
nice find-curious how you polish the lower karat finds as the tend to get that green crud on them.

* Gold jewelry cleaning *
Any items that have the green verdigris on are soaked first in CLR .. in most cases this will dissolve it.
I use a jewelers rouge & a Dremel tool with a buffing pad to really cleanup my items,this will remove most if not all scratches etc.A bench polisher would also be fine.
I then scrub it with a nail brush using Spray & Wipe to remove any polish residue .. then a final polish with a jewelers polishing cloth.
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Old 10-15-2018, 04:09 PM
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thanks for the info-very helpful. Joe
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