Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Jade or not Jade that is the question?

In Costume Jewelry > Costume Necklaces > Show & Tell and Fine Jewelry > Jade Jewelry > Show & Tell.
vintagemn's likes13 of 15LITENING GASOLENE SIGNRailroad Crossing Signs
3
Love it
2
Like it

toracattoracat loves this.
BirdieZBirdieZ loves this.
officialfuelofficialfuel likes this.
vintagemnvintagemn likes this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    vintagemad
    (304 items)

    I need help with this piece. I have done some research on the retail name on the box but could not find much info. It says Fine Jewelry by Faber. I think its the original box because inside was a little label that reads
    Hand tied individually knotted gold bullion tipped 14k gold clasp.
    I have no idea other then bringing them to a jeweler how to tell if they are jade or something else. I am fairly good at spotting glass and I can say I'm sure that's not what these are.
    So if any one has a suggestion on a way to tell that would be great!
    Thanks for looking.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    logo
    Costume Necklaces
    See all
    Genuine Beautiful Baltic Amber Necklace
    Genuine Beautiful Baltic Amber Neck...
    $12
    Brass Pocket Telescope - Mini Hand Held Spyglass - Miniature Necklace Pendant
    Brass Pocket Telescope - Mini Hand ...
    $5
    MIKIMOTO Vintage Japan Sterling Silver Akoya Pearl Graduated Strand Necklace 20"
    MIKIMOTO Vintage Japan Sterling Sil...
    $106
    VINTAGE CHAIN NECKLACE MICRO SMALL TINY RAW BRASS 18 inches
    VINTAGE CHAIN NECKLACE MICRO SMALL ...
    $1
    logo
    Genuine Beautiful Baltic Amber Necklace
    Genuine Beautiful Baltic Amber Neck...
    $12
    See all

    Comments

    1. Agram.m Agram.m, 10 years ago
      Hello Vintagemad,

      There must be a mark on the clasp for 14k and this necklace could really be made of Jade. But, Special equipment and technique are required to identify. If you really want to know, bring it to a authorized gemological institute to have it tested. Good luck,
    2. vintagemad vintagemad, 10 years ago
      Yes the clasp is marked 14k. Do you think I should take it to a jeweler and have it appraised or just sell it as is without any papers? NOT TRYING TO SELL THIS ON CW. Just looking for a little advice.
    3. tradergeo, 9 years ago
      You'll get the most accurate information from a gemologist. Try an AGS store or contact the GIA-GTL to submit it for testing.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.