Glossary

Pennyweight

Glossary

A pennyweight is the twntieth part of a troy ounce.

The name originally applied to the weight of an Anglo-Norman penny.

Sterling Silver

Glossary

Sterling Silver is qualified by being 925/1000 (92.5%) fine silver and 75/1000 (7.5%) copper.

Gold Electroplate

Glossary

The term gold electroplate refers to a custom award jewelry piece that is made by electrolytically depositing find gold on a base metal.

Gold Filled

Glossary

A custom award jewelry piece that is called “gold filled” is made by joining a layer (or layers) of gold alloy to a base metal alloy and then rolling or drawing to the thickness required.

White Gold

Glossary

White gold is similar to yellow gold except components changed to give a white or silvery appearance to the award ring.

White gold is used as 10K or 14K.