Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver & Other Jewelry Metals: How to Test, Select & Care for Them
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About gold, platinum, palladium, silver, copper, bronze, brass, iron, stainless steel, Damascus steel, titanium, niobium, aluminum, tungsten carbide and cobalt chrome. Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver & Other Jewelry Metals explains how to test, buy, sell, and care for jewelry with precious and alternative metals. High-quality color photos show how these metals are creatively used in jewelry. Besides providing an historical perspective and interesting facts about the metals, this book discusses jewelry manufacturing methods, plating and responsible mining & business practices. It also discusses: ♦ How to read the stamps on jewelry mountings ♦ How to identify jewelry metals ♦ How to determine the gold content in jewelry ♦ How to prevent and remove silver tarnish ♦ How and where to sell your unwanted jewelry ♦ How to spot a fair consignment contract ♦ How to select refiners and prepare jewelry metal for them ♦ How to clean metal jewelry Author: Renée Newman Publisher: International Jewelry Publications ISBN-13: 978-0-929975-47-4
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