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Registered: ‎03-24-2008

I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

I Need help on hallmark m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls I've seen several pieces like this.. some say mikimoto but mikimoto is an M inside shell shape... this is a little different... here is an example of a pc I'm watching.. Item number: 270385447546 thank you for your time.. Sincerely Lisa
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Registered: ‎03-04-2004

Re: I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004
http://reviews.ebay.com/Mikimoto-Guide-to-Identify-and-Buy-Mikimoto-Pearls_W0QQugidZ10000000002102630

Clasp: The Mikimoto clasp is engraved with the Mikimoto trademark, an outline of an Akoya oyster with the letter M inside. Also commonly referred to as the "M" in a clamshell or oystershell. Only Mikimoto uses this specific hallmark and has done so since they were first produced. No other marks have been used so be sure to look for this specific hallmark when purchasing Mikimoto pearl jewelry.

Source: Mikimoto America, brochures and personal interviews conducted with Mikimoto staff.
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this is from the ebay buying guide - my miki pearls have the clasp with the clamshell - but my miki bracelet has a ball clasp with the word mikimoto because it is part of the breast cancer collection - so i am not sure about their statement that no other marks have been used. i have found the website pearl-guide to be extremely helpful in identifying miki pearls and fake miki's.

[url http://www.pearl-guide.com/forum/pearls-ebay-q/][/url]
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Registered: ‎01-08-2003

Re: I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004
I have a feeling that it's Maruwa Pearls. I have one like it too and they are quite beautiful. JAL sells them.
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Registered: ‎01-08-2003

Re: I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004
Also, not Mikimoto.
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Registered: ‎11-08-2010

Re: I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004
Are pearls from Maruwa Company worth anything- I have a brooch with what look to be black pearls- can not find any info on Maruwa company?
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allopapallo
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Registered: ‎11-30-2009

Re: I Need help on hallmark <M> m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004
please check here on the board, three years ago someone asked the same question with maruwa vs mikimoto ;-)

http://forums.ebay.com/db1/topic/Fine-Jewelry-Gems/Help-With-Some/2000365914&start=15

Daniel
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Registered: ‎05-03-2013

Re: I Need help on hallmark m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004

I am looking at a 14K gold diamond ring that also has the "M", inside of a diamond shape.


 


what does that mean?

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volemus
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Registered: ‎11-15-2004

Re: I Need help on hallmark m inside diamond shape 14k gold w pearls

in reply to rarefindings2004

Hello dear;


Please start a "New Topic" for this, because...well, this post is 4 years old....


;-)

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