If a bezel is identified as "10k RGP," it means the metal plating is 10 karat rolled gold-filled. This type of layer contains less gold than solid gold or gold-filled items. A 10k rolled gold-filled covering is at least one-fortieth the weight of the entire piece of jewelry.Continue Reading
Although rolled gold-filled plate is not as lustrous as more dense gold, it is sturdy and should not wear off easily. Jewelry identified as 10k RGP is typically within a mid-price range.
The bezel of a ring is a collar that holds the stone securely in place. In some styles it completely surrounds the gem, while in others the bezel covers a part of it.Learn more about Watches
Some of the most popular H. Stern Sapphire watches include a men's watch with blue hexagonal sapphire bezel with white Roman numerals and a faceted sapphire ladies' watch. A diamond, sapphire and gold stainless steel wristwatch is also popular.Full Answer >
Features of the Patek Philippe Calatrava 5116 include an authentic enamel dial, a hand-stitched alligator strap, a hobnail-patterned bezel, water resistance up to 30 meters and a seconds subdial. Features vary depending on the model.Full Answer >
A satin nickel finish is a nickel plating that covers another metal, such as brass; it has been dulled to remove the shine and lacquered to preserve the finish. Items with a satin nickel finish are typically much less expensive than those with polished nickel finishes, which lack the lacquer and offers a shinier finish, and is often comparable to chrome.Full Answer >
A 750 mark on jewelry means that the metal alloy used to make the jewellery contains 75 percent gold or another precious metal. Most precious metals used in jewelry are alloys because the addition of other metals improves hardness and durability. It also changes the color of the metal.Full Answer >