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Alchemy Jewelry: A Custom Man's Chain

Posted by Joanna Rubini on

Alchemy Jewelry: A Custom Man's Chain

In modern times, karat gold is strictly followed science to create 21st century standards of purity to produce testable 10Kt, 14Kt, 18Kt, 20kt gold and sterling silver. For example, 14kt gold is 58.5% pure gold, and 41.5% other alloys. These other alloys affect the final product color and behavior in predictable ways, when standard mixing (alloying) practices are followed.  BUT, a customer walked into our store with a 1/10oz gold coin, an 18kt yellow gold men's ring, and a fine silver ten dollar coin...and asked us to "make him a rustic neck chain."  With this mixture?  "Yes!"  Cool!  Let's do it....

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