|Fall 2011 / Volume CXII No. 4|
Test Your Skills
Q) What is the compliant marking for a product composed of 500ppt Platinum, 450ppt Palladium and 50ppt Cobalt?
a. 500 Pt./450 Pal./50 %Co.
b. 500 Pt./450 Pal./50Co.
c. 50% Pt./45% Pal.
d. 50% Pt./45% Pal./5% Co
Q) How much sterling silver is in a silver and karat gold jewelry product stamped, “Sterling/ ¼ 14k”?
Q) I just received inventory purchased from a manufacturer in New York that is stamped 750. Is this merchandise compliantly stamped?
Why or Why not?
a. 750 means 18
b. the international standard mark is not permitted
c. the product should also include a trademark stamp
d. it doesn’t matter
Q) If a product is base metal with an electroplating of 14 karat gold
fineness but does not meet the thickness required by the standard it
should be described as:
a. gold plate
b. gold electroplate
c. gold flashed
d. gold washed
Q) I am selling two tone jewelry the white is silver and the yellow is
karat gold over silver. What is the compliant stamp?
c. ¼ 14k over silver
d. 925/¼ 14k
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