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Old 09-19-2018, 07:52 PM
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Saudi Diamonds - wow that takes me back to the late 70ís - we called them Quaisuma diamonds. Found up north towards the Kuwaiti border.

Guys would find the pebbles and take them to Thailand to be cut. Just quartz, but clear and nice.

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Old 09-20-2018, 06:10 AM
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17g and all those stones...I'd expect an 18k braclet to weigh more? I hope I'm wrong but I suspect it may be plated. It does appear tiny so who knows? Either way she's pretty.
I thought the same thing. That's why I kept sanding on the clasp end to see if I could find another metal. I think the way it's designed, the way they cupped it, give's it the illusion of being thicker than it really is. If you flattened it out, its actually pretty thin.

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Old 09-20-2018, 09:55 AM
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She's a beauty! Yes of course they use other gemstones with real gold. Probably retailed hundreds of $$'s less than if it were made with real diamonds.
I would get a jeweler's verification on the 18K and what the stones actually are. Probably worth a good amount more than the melt price...which is a nice chunk o' money! Congrats.
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Old 09-20-2018, 10:05 AM
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Fake stones or not it's still 18K!

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Old 09-20-2018, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Aquaman View post
17g and all those stones...I'd expect an 18k braclet to weigh more? I hope I'm wrong but I suspect it may be plated. It does appear tiny so who knows? Either way she's pretty.
I was thinking the same thing. Nice find either way....

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Old 09-21-2018, 06:34 PM
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Wow! Nice chunk of high K gold there! Congrats!

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Old 09-21-2018, 08:29 PM
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nice score congrats on the chunky 18k bracelet

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If nothing else, it's got us all curious. Conga-rats.

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Old 09-22-2018, 11:08 PM
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CN usually stands for China.
They also plate a lot of stainless steel.
Nice find but a bit suspect IMO.

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Old 09-24-2018, 02:25 PM
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Nice find. I have found 14k with fake stones. But it's still gold and a nice piece.

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