Here are some basic definitions to help educate/reinforce your knowledge of the jewelry industry. These will be updated periodically for your convenience. Today we will focus on the letters: J K L & M Check back often...
Jump Ring: A wire ring of any size, usually round or oval in shape used for attaching jewelry parts.
Karat: A unit of measure of the purity of gold. Pure gold equals 24 karats.
Lariat Necklace: A long cord-like necklace without a clasp, usually looped into a knot, thus allowing the ends to hang down in the front.
Mounting: A jewelry item that has stone settings, but in which no stones have been set. It requires no further assembly work; the exception being an unset semi-mount mounting which requires a head to be attached.
Berman's Jewelers • Frederick Crossing Shopping Center (St. John's Lane & Frederick Road)
3570 St. John's Lane Ellicott City, MD 21042 • Tel: 410-480-2090 • Toll Free: 1-800-787-7464