Identifying Marks Stamped on Jewelry

Generally the hallmark and maker’s mark reference materials are organized by time period. Further, hallmarks use country origin and time period within the country. It becomes complicated when a maker’s mark spans several design periods. mimi-hallmark-on-jewelry

Learning more about basic jewelry era parameters helps narrow the investigation and search. Solving the puzzle on interpreting a mark stamped on a piece of jewelry requires a good deal of sleuth work and knowledge building. Here is a good article on jewelry marks that takes you step by step in peeling apart the jewelry mark.

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