What is fope?
Acronym. Definition. FOPE. Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (email filtering program)
Where is fope Jewellery crafted?
Every piece of FOPE jewellery is crafted in our Vicenza factory, made to the very highest quality and incorporating strict sustainability standards.
Is Italy known for jewelry?
Italy is the world leader in gold jewelry, and these wearable masterpieces are often made using Italian gold from the region of Vicenza, known as the country’s gold capital. Italian gold is renowned around the world for its distinct color and quality, and most Italian gold is 18 karats or higher.
What jewelry is from Italy?
Italy is famous for its impact on Gold jewellery, including immaculate and finely detailed high carat Gold chains, characterful pendants and intricate mosaics. Ancient Italian jewellery dates back to the Etruscan civilisation, one of the most influential movements on antique jewellery history.
What is the difference between Italian gold and regular gold?
Italian gold refers to the 14K gold sourced from Italy. The markings refer to the purity of gold, which is made out of 58 gold itself, while the rest is composed of other metals. This type of gold is used for making beautiful jewelry, that’s simple and elegant in aesthetic and tone.
How do you identify Italian gold?
Other ways to mark it For instance, 14K Italian gold can also be marked as 585 gold. Simply put, that is a percentage of gold in a piece of jewelry. So, if the gold consists of 14 parts of gold and 10 parts of other metals, it has a 58.5 percent purity – hence the marking.
How do you test gold to see if it’s real?
Test Gold Using the Float Test Take a cup or glass, fill it up with water, now bring the gold that you want to test. Drop it into this filled glass. If the gold floats, it is surely not real but if the gold sinks to the end of the glass then it is pure gold. The real gold will sink due to being a heavy metal.
Does all Italian gold have a stamp?
As for the fineness markings, 14 parts gold indicates that 58.5% of the chain is made of gold. Therefore, you can sometimes notice a 585 stamp on jewelry made in Europe, instead of 14K that the US standard. Italians are an exception since they usually use the 14K Italy marking.