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18kGERSC

Topic: Other

Q

WHAT DOES THE 18KGERC STAND FOR INSIDE A MEN’S GOLD BAND RING?

A

Hi Dan,

The 18K stands for 18 karat gold. But in this case, the ring is stamped with GE. GE stands for gold electroplate or the ring is not 100% gold, it is only platted in 18K gold.

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