Dear all, Please beware of jewelry with fake turquoise. There is plenty of silver jewelry with fake turquoise on the market at the moment. Recently, I tested several items at a public Assay Office, and it turned out to be plastic ...
Category: Shopping Detectives
Dear Shopping Detectives, are you ready? Hunting season is on!
Unlike all other categories, this one is not meant for questions.
This category, as the name implies, is for hunting down and exposing fake items, dishonest sellers, misleading & dubious product descriptions and other similar practices.
Please, always do mention in the Tags (this is much-needed in order to compile data and make it searchable) the following information:
1. The marketplace/platform (e.g., eBay);
2. The seller’s username (not the person’s real name!);
3. The product (item) concerned (e.g., Rolex watch)
By all means, add an image or screenshot of the item concerned &
All the relevant arguments/evidence supporting your point of view.
Good luck and happy hunting! :)
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Website: catawiki.com Seller: MAG – Mineral Art Gallery (Italy) Item: 925 Sterling silver ring with lead glass-filled rubies (composite rubies) Dear all, There is this silver ring with rubies on catawiki.com: https://www.catawiki.com/l/33231319-precious-ruby-ring-in-925-silver-plated-with-14-ct-gold-31x30x20-mm-15-3-g The auction ends tomorrow. The seller claims these are ...
Website: catawiki.com Seller: Barrim (Spain) Item: 18 kt. Yellow gold ring with FAKE emerald (https://www.catawiki.com/l/33709951-18-kt-yellow-gold-ring-11-20-ct-emerald) Dear potential bidders, be aware of this ring with a huge, fake emerald of 11.2 carats. The seller, Barrim from Spain, claims this is a ...