How to Recognize Jewelry Hallmarks?

Answer Jewelry hallmarks are words, letters or symbols stamped directly into the metal. These markings can tell you important information about your jewelry, such as what metal it is made of, who made it ... Read More »

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Do all Tiffany rings have hallmarks?

Every ring that Tiffany & Co. produces bears a hallmark that reads "Tiffany & Co." The insignia is typically placed inside the ring band. Sometimes the ring will also be inscribed with the name of ... Read More »

How to Read Silver Hallmarks?

A brief overview of how to read silver hallmarks on English silver to aid with dating, identifying makers, and where the piece was made.

How to Identify French Silver Hallmarks?

Hallmarks are the small engravings on silver items that denote the maker, date or country of origin. These can take the form of simple letters and shapes or elaborate small images and faces. Hallma... Read More »

How to Identify Foreign Silver Hallmarks?

A hallmark is a small impression stamped into the silver itself. Hallmarks can help identify the maker, the date, and the original location of foreign silver. There are thousands of different hallm... Read More »