Category: Metals

Working Palladium

With the resurgence and increased popularity of palladium for jewelry design and manufacturing comes the need to examine its unique working characteristics. In a series of technical briefs extracted from their evolving palladium technical manual, Johnson Mathew New York will identify the optimal manufacturing opportunities for this intriguin ‘new’ metal.

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Quality Metal Marks, Trademarks and Patents

Both the FTC Guides and the National Gold and Silver Stamping Act regulate the manufacture, sale and advertising of precious metal jewelry and objects.  However, they differ in one very important way:  penalties.  The Guides provide for civil enforcement by the government.  The penalties available under the Stamping Act are much more extensive.  They include…

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