Principles of Brazing
Chapter 5: Filler Metals for Carat Gold and Hallmark Silver Jewelry
Brazes for carat gold jewelry must meet or exceed the fineness/caratage of the component piece parts of the assembly in order for it to meet the national fineness/caratage standards and marking or hallmarking regulations for jewelry. This chapter concentrates on brazes for gold jewelry. It provides understanding of the metallurgy of gold jewelry alloys and includes a discussion of brazes for carat gold jewelry. The chapter also provides information on traditional gold jewelry brazes, the target properties of filler metals for carat gold jewelry and describes the characteristics of novel 22 carat gold solders.
Filler Metals for Carat Gold and Hallmark Silver Jewelry, Principles of Brazing, By David M. Jacobson, Giles Humpston, ASM International, 2005, p 189–205, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.pb.t51230189
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