James Binnion Metal Arts
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Mokume Ring Codes

 

Every ring has a code...but what do they mean?  The codes are a shorthand way to describe each unique ring.  Below is the descriptions for the codes.

FIRST LETTER: METAL COMBINATION

A:  18K yellow gold, 14K palladium white gold, 14K red gold and sterling silver

B:  18K yellow gold, 14K palladium white gold and sterling silver

C:  14K palladium white gold and sterling silver

E:  18K yellow gold, 14K palladium white gold and 14K red gold

F:  18K yellow gold and 14K palladium white gold

H:  14K palladium white gold, 14K red gold and sterling silver

H2: 14K palladium white gold, 14K red gold and sterling silver with higher proportion of 14K red gold

N:  18K yellow gold and sterling silver

S:  Custom billet

ST: Stainless steel

V:  Platinum and sterling silver

W:  Palladium 950 and sterling silver

Z:  Palladium 500 and sterling silver

SECOND LETTER/SETS OF LETTER:  Profile/Style

C:    Domed comfort fit

CH:  Half round channel style band

F:    Flat

FCF: Flat comfort fit

FltCh: Flat channel ring

FluCh: Flush half round channel ring

H:   Half round

IH:  Integral bezel

IHB: Integral half bezel

3/4:  Three-quarter round

SP:   Special/custom

SQ:  Square

S1:  Canyon

S2:  Bamboo

THIRD LETTER:  Etching Level

E:  Etched

L:  Lightly etched

N:  Non-etched



FIRST NUMBER: Metal for Rails

0:  No rails

2:  14K red gold

3:  14K palladium white gold

4:  18K yellow gold

6:  18K palladium white gold

7:  Platinum

9:  Palladium 950

T:  Titanium (only used in channel rings)

SECOND NUMBER:  Shape for Rails

0:  No rails

1:  Round rails

2:  Square rails

3:  Milgrain rails

4:  Half Round channel style rails

5:  Flush rails for comfort fit bands

6:  Flush square rails for a flat band

7:  Flush rails for a channel style band

THIRD NUMBER:  Metal used for a Liner

0:  No liner

2:  14K red gold

3:  14K palladium white gold

4:  18K yellow gold

6:  18K palladium white gold

7:  Platinum

9:  Palladium 950

M:  Mokume

T:  Titanium

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— Suzy 2/07/15
Kennedale, TX

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