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Old 04-01-2011, 05:35 PM
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Found a silver ring with "525" on the inside along with "China". Has what appears to be a small diamond too. Never heard of 525 silver. It did ring up silver on my machine but I don't know, "China"? I'm thinking I found another junk ring.

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Old 04-01-2011, 05:45 PM
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Found a silver ring with "525" on the inside along with "China". Has what appears to be a small diamond too. Never heard of 525 silver. It did ring up silver on my machine but I don't know, "China"? I'm thinking I found another junk ring.
Is it possible that it's a worn out 925?

The 5 being a worn 9?

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Old 04-01-2011, 06:15 PM
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If it says "China" I wouldn't believe anything.......just me......

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Old 04-01-2011, 06:21 PM
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It's a wedding band, most likely white gold, see here for explanation.

http://www.chinatownconnection.com/c...ding-rings.htm

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Old 04-01-2011, 11:54 PM
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It's a wedding band, most likely white gold, see here for explanation.

http://www.chinatownconnection.com/c...ding-rings.htm
Yes i agree, i think its gold

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nice find either way!!

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14k gold maybe
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525 is the same as 14kt gold as I understand it.

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Gold Markings:
9K-.375
10K-.417
14K-.585
18K-.750

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Nice find... everything from China is not counterfeit... just a lot of it... RickO

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Thanks everyone! Think I'll get it out of the "not quite trash but not quite treasure" jar and put it someplace else. Thanks Again!

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Originally Posted by dmulk View post
Is it possible that it's a worn out 925?

The 5 being a worn 9?

I checked it again with a better magnifying glass and sure enough, IT IS 925! Found it about 6 inches down in VERY hard packed soil around an old public swimming pool. Need to take it to a jeweler to make sure, but it is definitely 925!

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Congratulations on your find. This might be a good time to invest in your own acid test kit; faster answers when you really want to know NOW!

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