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Old 04-17-2019, 06:28 AM
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Default * 750 Surprise *

I hit three different beaches today. The first two were hopeless.

The last one has a nice thick muddy spot which is only reachable on the real low tides .. today was one of them.
Scored a few coins & sinkers & what I thought was a silver ring.

However, when I got home and cleaned it up I could read the hallmarks ... Boom 750 white gold! 3.3 grams.
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Old 04-17-2019, 06:36 AM
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Well done Meggie! Hope your cool season is a great one. My winter didn't move much. Fixing to be fresh drop season here.

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Old 04-17-2019, 06:41 AM
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Conrgrats! I like the "750" stamp on that.

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Old 04-17-2019, 08:37 AM
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A good catch in my book. Congrats on more of the elusive stuff

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Old 04-17-2019, 04:40 PM
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Sweet surprise too!!

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Old 04-17-2019, 05:32 PM
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Nice 18k band! Congrats!

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Old 04-17-2019, 05:49 PM
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Awesome. I need some beach gold!
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Old 04-17-2019, 07:26 PM
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WTG!!!meggie congrats on the 18k white gold

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Righteous! That's a great surprise upgrade when 925 silver turns out to be 750 gold!
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Old 04-17-2019, 10:05 PM
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Another nice find you made.
Thanks for sharing.

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I'm trying to learn about this MDing....is 750 the number in a ring that means white gold ??? I know 925 is Sterling ...still learning. Thanks

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Old 04-18-2019, 02:13 AM
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Originally Posted by petejc View post
I'm trying to learn about this MDing....is 750 the number in a ring that means white gold ??? I know 925 is Sterling ...still learning. Thanks
This might help you .. it's just the basics
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Meggie,
Thank you very much for that info.....I knew 925 was sterling and 999 was Fine but what is 800 and 958...?

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Old 04-18-2019, 09:20 AM
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Meggie,
Thank you very much for that info.....I knew 925 was sterling and 999 was Fine but what is 800 and 958...?
Both are silver, just different percentages of silver.

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You are always scoring the gold out there!!! Congrats once again on a nice find.

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now thats what I call a very pleasant surprise!
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Old 04-18-2019, 07:24 PM
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Nice hit there meggie, but after all the gold rings you keep pulling out, are you really surprised anymore?

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Old 04-19-2019, 02:47 PM
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Your on a roll Meggie. Nice find.

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Congrats on the gold!
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Originally Posted by petejc View post
I'm trying to learn about this MDing....is 750 the number in a ring that means white gold ??? I know 925 is Sterling ...still learning. Thanks
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This might help you .. it's just the basics
PeteJC, there's math behind Meggie's numbers.

24 karat gold is pure, 100%, gold.

"750" tells you the ring is 750 parts of 1,000 gold.

750/1,000 = .75 or 75%. So a ring stamped "750" is 75% gold.

If 24k is pure gold and the item is stamped 750 then:

24 x 750/1000= 18 or 18k gold.

The same is true for silver. Something stamped "925" is 92.5% silver or sterling silver.

Hope this helps.

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