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Application Type 🢂 Jewelry

Jewelry consists of personal ornaments such as rings, ear rings, bracelets, necklaces etc. composed of precious metal components and/or gemstones. Typically jewelry is categorized as “costume” jewelry consisting of parts plated with thin layers of precious metals to appear ornamental while remaining low cost and “fine” jewelry composed of solid precious metals made their alloys, usually gold measured in terms of weight percent on a “karat” scale of 0 – 24. Costume jewelry is tested in terms of precious metal thickness whereas fine jewelry is tested in terms of weight percent composition. The standard lists below are typically used for either of these applications: