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Registered: ‎08-09-2009

what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

I have a 14kt gold bracelet I'm selling and I wanted to know what AK means.Its ingraved beside the 14kt.
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Registered: ‎06-01-2003

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
Mgfr.'s stamp.
Yes,this is a posting id,I have been selling on Ebay for fifteen years!
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Registered: ‎06-01-2003

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
By the way, your tos stating that you dont take returns means absolutely nothing if the buyer pays with Paypal, PP says you do take returns. Thats a real turn off for any prospective bidders.
Yes,this is a posting id,I have been selling on Ebay for fifteen years!
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Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
You also are very responsible if the buyer does not purchase insurance and the item is lost or damaged in shipment. Paypal will refund the buyer in a heartbeat,insurance is to protect you, not your buyer, PP is the buyers insurance.
Yes,this is a posting id,I have been selling on Ebay for fifteen years!
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Posts: 10
Registered: ‎01-30-2008

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
Hi Mommy
Here in Switzerland the AKstands for Armin Kurz one of the top jewelry sellers. The only problem is he usually only works in 18k gold. Is it possible to post a picture? I can then compare with the stamp on one of the several Kurz items that I own. Hope this helps. Have a great day! European18ktgoldjewelery
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Registered: ‎12-08-2010

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
my understanding is that AK is Turkish mark for Gold plated.
bestgoldshop
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Registered: ‎05-23-2008

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
AK is the manufacturer's stamp, and it stands for Atasay Kuyumculuk, one of the leading jewelry manufacturers in Turkey. It has nothing to do with gold plating.
elias11
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Registered: ‎06-17-2004

Re: what does AK mean on a 14kt gold bracelet

in reply to mommyamanda80
AK is the manufacturer's stamp, and it stands for Atasay Kuyumculuk, one of the leading jewelry manufacturers in Turkey. It has nothing to do with gold plating.


That is correct.. This company has exported tons of 14 karat gold jewelry to the US in the recent past. Usually, the stamp is "AK Turkey 14Kt", not necessarily in that order.