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Jewelry Makers Marks

Jewelry Makers Marks

| Andrew Fabrikant

Jewelry maker's marks are unique symbols or letters engraved on a piece of jewelry to identify the maker or manufacturer of the piece. These marks can include the maker's name or initials, as well as other identifying information such as the country of origin, the date of production, and the type of metal or gemstone used.

Jewelry maker's marks have been used for centuries as a way to ensure the authenticity and quality of a piece of jewelry. They also help to identify the maker of a piece, which can be important for collectors and buyers who are interested in the history and provenance of a particular piece.

In some cases, jewelry maker's marks can also indicate the quality of a piece of jewelry. For example, in the United States, the "925" mark is often used to indicate that a piece is made of sterling silver, while the "14K" mark indicates that a piece is made of 14-karat gold.


Overall, jewelry maker's marks are an important part of the jewelry industry, providing valuable information about the origins and quality of a piece of jewelry. If you are interested in collecting or purchasing jewelry, it is important to learn how to read and interpret maker's marks to help you identify and evaluate pieces of jewelry.

Fab on 5th specializes in jewelry makers marks, provides free appraisals, and buys designer as well as estate jewelry. Trained by the GIA - Gemological Institute of America, our staff ensures that you receive the most accurate and highest offers for your pieces.

Andrew Fabrikant & Sons have served and advised clients on maximizing the value of their jewelry for over 100 years. Located on 5th Avenue in the NY diamond district, they access every level of the jewelry market for their clients, including immediate sale, wholesale, memorandum, and online retail through

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