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by CheronSD
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Other Jewelry
Topic: Bracelet stamped 925 R China
Replies: 2
Views: 15483

Re: Bracelet stamped 925 R China

It means it is sterling silver plated with rose gold.
by CheronSD
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:31 am
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Help identifying maker
Replies: 2
Views: 5885

Re: Help identifying maker

It is a shame the mark is too small to see, even saving the image and blowing it up does not help as it remains unidentifiable. What I can tell you though is that this is not a sterling silver piece, it is an alpaca piece.
by CheronSD
Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Mexican Silversmiths
Topic: Mexico Bracelet Marked AR and eagle side profile
Replies: 13
Views: 35594

Re: Mexico Bracelet Marked AR and eagle side profile

As time goes by and you study more and more sterling silver pieces you will find you will be able to identify alpaca at a glance, it has a very different look than real sterling silver. The piece being questioned in this thread is a well known alpaca design and it looks as if someone did indeed late...

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