Edwardian Vintage Ring with Thailand Stamp?

I am trying to find out if a ring I have seen is vintage or new. It is sterling, but stamped Thailand. My gut tells me Thailand means new. Do you agree? Thank You


Hello. Yes, while many vintage rings were made all over the world (there were even Art Deco rings made in Czechoslovakia) - I think that it is safe to assume a ring stamped with Thailand is probably new or at the most quite modern.



Part of the reason that you can assume that a ring stamped with Thailand is probably new is because Thailand was formerly known as the Kingdom of Siam. The Kingdom of Siam did not change its name to Thailand until 1939 - which is a few decades after the Edwardian era. The name change of the country too switched again between 1945 and 1949 until it returned back to the Thailand name. So, this ring would definitely not be an Edwardian ring or even an Art Nouveau, Art Deco or Retro ring.

Could the ring be perhaps a vintage post-Modern ring produced after the 1950s? Perhaps, but again this is not likely.

But your question brings up a great point. If a ring has a country's name stamped on the inside, a little bit of research can offer-up clues as to when the ring was likely produced or even if it is a true antique or vintage ring.

Suzanne Gardner
Everything Wedding Rings

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Ring made in Thailand?
by: Debra

I have a wedding band set that's marked Thailand on the inside,took it to jewelry store it wasn't marked diamond? So can you tell me what it means.
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Hi,

It's hard to say without any additional information about the ring. Thailand produces a lot of jewelry, and without any markings or background info about the ring it is really difficult to say what all that means. If the ring was sold to you as a diamond ring and the jeweler said it was not a diamond, then chances are the ring is made with cubic zirconia or some other type of simulant - but the jeweler should be able to provide more information to you.

Thanks - and sorry I could not offer more helpful info!

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Not sure
by: Anonymous

I just purchased 2 rings,Meade hallmark,except,there was another mark,ISO ,Thailand anyone know what it means? Could use help,

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ring
by: Anonymous

I have a ring that is printed Thailand and NP 525, can anyone tell me any info

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jewel stamp?
by: Anonymous

Got a ring. The stamp is "Thailand B ©" what does it mean?

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NP625
by: Anonymous

Yes i have a ring that also says NP, but mine is a 625! Anybody know anything?

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Wrap around ring
by: Cynthia

I have a wraparound ring similar to like the spoon rings and on the inside it has stamped either 325 or 925 Thai OD or CD can you tell me what that means?

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lcparten
by: Anonymous

I have 2 rings stamped Thailand then they have numbers. One is 925 NK and the other is 88 325.

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Confused
by: Anonymous

I have a silver ring large oval turqoise inside reads sx 925 The other side Thailand the silver wraps the stone in four corners two flowers two leafs.does anyone have any information about the maker or year

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I have a turquoise piece marked Thailand sx825 what does it mean
by: Anonymous

I have turquoise piece of jewelry marked Thailand sx825 what does it mean

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My "New" Ring
by: Jeanne

I recently bought a very attractive "vintage" ring stamped 925 CNA with 5 "garnets" or synthetic garnets, 2 cascading in a line on each side from a slightly larger center "garnet". On the other side inside the ring,,it is stamped "Thailand".

Can a ring like this be dated (or approximated for age)?

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Hi Jeanne,

A professional appraiser might be able to help you date the ring, although if you take a look at this website Vintage Gemz you can see that the CNA stamp for Thailand jewelry was trademarked in 1994 and were largely sold on QVC so the piece isn't really a vintage piece.

Suzanne Gardner

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Small flowers made with Multi color gems. Mark says " DLT 925 " and that is on top of "Thailand". Can you tell me what that means?
by: Anonymous

Small flowers made with Multi color gems I to a bracelet. Mark says " DLT 925 " and that is on top of "Thailand". Can you tell me what that means?

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Ring
by: Anonymous

I have a ring it is gold, it says Thailand on one side , on other side it has a stamp that looks like a jewel , then it looks like 14k stamp then another Thailand stamp. It also has 12 stones of different colors, do you think it’s real stones ?

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Hello,

The only way to tell if the stones are genuine is to have the ring checked by a certified gemologist. Before you have them checked though, do you want to find out if the stones are real or if they are valuable or both? Chances are because the ring is 14k gold, the stones could be less expensive stones like spinel or colored chalcedony - they could also be synthetic stones. But again, the only way to know for sure what your ring is made of is to have the ring checked out by a professional :)

Suzanne Gardner
Everything Wedding Rings

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Age of Ring?


I have an oval white gold filigree ring with 3 diamonds. An appraisal will give the gold and diamond characteristics but not the date. How can I get an idea of it age? Thanks

- Tracey, Ontario

Hi Tracey,

White gold was not traditionally used in rings until after the 1930s – when platinum was restricted only for use in the World War II effort. However, as white gold is still popular today – the ring could have been made anytime between the 1930s and today.

A few of the rings made during the Retro era between 1935 through 1945 utilized Edwardian filigree designs, but filigree has also been a very popular style throughout the 1990s and on; although, the style of the diamonds could provide additional clues which may help to pinpoint the age of the ring.

The Retro era was defined by ‘symmetry meets asymmetry.’ If the diamonds have a square cut and setting combined with a filigree ring you may have an authentic Retro ring. Diamonds cut before the 1970s have a very distinctive style – the most popular of which after the 1930s and before the 1970s were the semi-modern brilliant cut, the brilliant cut, the rose cut, and the old mine cut. After the 1970s, advanced mathematical models and computers were used to create new diamond cuts and diamonds began to take on a very clean cut and edgy style.

Without any definitive markings, it may be difficult to pinpoint the exact date of the ring – but an experienced jeweler may be able to determine an estimate of the ring’s age based on the ring’s style and diamond cuts.

I hope this information helps!

Suzanne Gardner - Everything Wedding Rings

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Birthstone ring
by: Frank

Hi I have a birth stone ring that has the stamp Thailand but it has two letters or numbers that say either bj or 8.7 in rose gold can u help me thanks

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Thailand/SGBS14,ring
by: Anonymous

Looks like white gold /light purple stones

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