Buying Platinum Jewelry Without Getting Ripped-Off

Written by Sam Serio


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Items that contain at least 950 parts per thousand pure platinum can be marked simply platinum. Items that have at least 850 parts per thousand pure platinum can be marked withrepparttar amount of pure platinum andrepparttar 145838 word platinum or an abbreviation (for example, 950 platinum, 900 Plat. or 850 Pt.). Jewelry that contains less than 850 parts per thousand pure platinum, but has a total of 950 parts per thousand of platinum group metals (of which at least 500 parts is pure platinum), may be marked with bothrepparttar 145839 amount of pure platinum andrepparttar 145840 amount ofrepparttar 145841 other platinum group metals inrepparttar 145842 piece. For example,repparttar 145843 marking 600 Plat. 350 Irid. means thatrepparttar 145844 item has 600 parts per thousand (60%0 platinum, and 350 parts per thousand (35%) iridium, totaling 950 parts per thousand of platinum group metals, and 50 parts per thousand (5%) other metals.

The Authors of the above Article, Sam and Tami Serio have been passionately involved with Jewelry and Gemstones for over fifteen-years. You are cordially invited to visit http://www.morninglightjewelry.com for a wealth of information about the fascinating world of Jewelry and Gemstones. Together they also shelter 20 abandoned and abused dogs & cats. A portion of their profits goes to the care and feeding of the animals.


Jewelry Shoppers Top Ten Tips

Written by Sam Serio


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In addition, these tips apply when youíre shopping for jewelry online:

7.Shop with companies you know or do some homework before buying to make sure a company is legitimate before doing business with it. 8.Getrepparttar details aboutrepparttar 145837 product, as well asrepparttar 145838 merchantís refund and return policies, before you buy. 9.Look for an address to write to or a phone number to call if you have a question, a problem or need help. 10.If you have a problem withrepparttar 145839 jewelry you purchased, first try to resolve it withrepparttar 145840 jeweler. If you are dissatisfied withrepparttar 145841 response, contact your local Better Business Bureau or local consumer protection agency.



The Authors of the above Article, Sam and Tami Serio have been passionately involved with Jewelry and Gemstones for over fifteen-years. You are cordially invited to visit http://www.morninglightjewelry.com for a wealth of information about the fascinating world of Jewelry and Gemstones. Together they also shelter 20 abandoned and abused dogs & cats. A portion of their profits goes to the care and feeding of the animals.


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