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Old 10-13-2018, 09:32 PM
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UPDATE: Took it in to a trusted local jeweler (thanks Yelp!), and not only is the stone CZ, the band turned out to be some kind of plated brass with a counterfeit stamp. Easy come, easy go, I guess - and now I know a good place to get stuff tested for free in the future!
Wow, that's terrible! That one is a serious heartbreaker.
Now you gotta redeem. Go find a real one. Got your detector yet?
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Old 10-13-2018, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by El Cheapo View post
UPDATE: Took it in to a trusted local jeweler (thanks Yelp!), and not only is the stone CZ, the band turned out to be some kind of plated brass with a counterfeit stamp. Easy come, easy go, I guess - and now I know a good place to get stuff tested for free in the future!
Oh snap!
Well Its nice to find a free gold tester in your vicinity.

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Old 06-05-2019, 12:14 PM
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Ouch!! That's cold! Counterfeit 14???? That's why I bought a couple acid tester kits. I couldn't handle the wait LOL! Sorry it didn't end up being real. Still a cool find tho!

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Old 06-06-2019, 10:37 AM
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Damn, that is so disappointing.

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Old 06-06-2019, 11:26 AM
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way to go, keep your head down. Nice chunk of gold and that looks like a real diamond. Don't see why they would have that much gold with a fake diamond.
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Old 06-14-2019, 08:35 PM
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man thats a bummer

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