Hallmarks are distinguishing characteristics that are stamped on gold, silver and platinum items - typically to identify the items purity. There are also hallmarks that can identify where the item was made (called a makers mark), the office the metal was tested in, the year, and the designer.
What do the symbols on my ring mean?
The most common marks or trademark stamps are used to identify things like: Metals, carat weights, manufacturer, tradeMarks, jeweler, or designer. If you look inside the shank of your ring (the band on the bottom or side), youll usually see the karat stamp. More than likely it will be shown as 10k, 14k, 18k or Plat.
What are hallmarks on a ring?
A hallmark is an official mark struck on items made of precious metals. This guarantees the purity/fineness of the metal. Hallmarks are a legal requirement on products of a certain weight – depending on the metal being marked.
What does IKS mean on ring?
MUGNO, 233 BROADWAY - SUITE 2348, NEW YORK, NY 10279 . The IKS trademark is filed in the category of Jewelry Products . The description provided to the USPTO for IKS is DIAMONDS AND JEWELRY CONTAINING DIAMONDS, NAMELY, BRACELETS, RINGS, EARRINGS, NECKLACES AND PENDANTS.
How much is a 10k 1ks ring worth?
How to Define Gold Value?Karats of gold for one gramPrice10 K$ 26.3314 K$ 36.8618 K$ 47.3924 K$ 63.19