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About a jeweler's hallmark


#1

I have a ring, a diamond (roughly 1 carat) engagement ring that
bears the following inscription in the band on the inside: 14KT
HGE LIND, and there is a symbol between the HGE and the LIND
which resembles an eye with a capital “V” through the middle of
it. I have found that the HGE means heavy gold electroplate, and
therefore understand that, while its quite lustrous and greatly
resembles a flawless diamond even under 28X microscope, it is
likely not genuine. I was wondering if anyone had any idea what
type of stone it would be, what the LIND means, and any other
Thank you in advance for your help.


#2

Bridgeitte: Believe your hallmarked ring is heave gold
electroplate from the Lindenwold Jewelers and is probably a cz or
yag. Bob

Bridgitte Carlsen wrote:


#3

I was wondering if anyone had any idea what
type of stone it would be

If it looks flawless under a microscope, and it's set in 
a plated ring, it is most likely cubic zirconia.
	

	Tom LaRussa
	Tom's Gems -- rough and cut gemstones 
	http://www.digiweb.com/~mrlablee           
	@Tom_LaRussa

#4

I have no problem with calling it a CZ. I see alot of this kind
of stuff coming through my store. I test it with a dia. tester
and tell the customer the truth about what they have. Nobody I
know would put a 1 ct. dia. in a plated ring. Fred