How are rings tested for gold?

Answer Gold has many imitators, which makes it difficult to know for sure whether your ring is pure gold, a combination of gold and other cheaper metals, or has no pure gold at all (i.e., fool's gold). T... Read More »

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How are rings tested for gold karats?

Gold testing is best done by a professional jeweler. You can buy equipment to test gold rings at home, but the best results come from experience. Most nondestructive tests can be fooled by heavy go... Read More »

Types of Gold Used for Rings?

Gold is a chemical element with the symbol Au and an atomic number of 79. For all of recorded history, gold has been a highly sought after item for its beauty and rarity. It's been used mostly for ... Read More »

How to Make Gold Rings and Necklaces?

If you love the look of gold jewelry but you can't afford to buy any at the moment, you can create your own gold rings and necklaces with gold jewelry components. Since you probably don't have the ... Read More »

How is gold processed into rings?

From metal inside the earth to a lovely band around your finger is quite the process. These days, mining gold directly from the earth is in a steady decline because mining requires the use of harmf... Read More »