Title 16

PART 23

Part 23 - Guides For The Jewelry, Precious Metals, And Pewter Industries

PART 23 - GUIDES FOR THE JEWELRY, PRECIOUS METALS, AND PEWTER INDUSTRIES Authority:15 U.S.C. 45, 46. Source:83 FR 40667, Aug. 16, 2018, unless otherwise noted.

16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.1SECTION 23.0
   23.0 Scope and application.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.2SECTION 23.1
   23.1 Deception (general).
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.3SECTION 23.2
   23.2 Misuse of the terms “handmade,” “hand-polished,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.4SECTION 23.3
   23.3 Misrepresentation as to gold content.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.5SECTION 23.4
   23.4 Misuse of the word “vermeil.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.6SECTION 23.5
   23.5 Misrepresentation as to silver content.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.7SECTION 23.6
   23.6 Misuse of the words “platinum,” “iridium,” “palladium,” “ruthenium,” “rhodium,” and “osmium.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.8SECTION 23.7
   23.7 Disclosure of surface-layer application of rhodium.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.9SECTION 23.8
   23.8 Misrepresentation as to products containing more than one precious metal.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.10SECTION 23.9
   23.9 Misrepresentation as to content of pewter.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.11SECTION 23.10
   23.10 Additional guidance for the use of quality marks.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.12SECTION 23.11
   23.11 Misuse of “corrosion proof,” “noncorrosive,” “corrosion resistant,” “rust proof,” “rust resistant,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.13SECTION 23.12
   23.12 Definition and misuse of the word “diamond.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.14SECTION 23.13
   23.13 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.15SECTION 23.14
   23.14 Disclosure of treatments to diamonds.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.16SECTION 23.15
   23.15 Misuse of the term “blue white.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.17SECTION 23.16
   23.16 Misuse of the term “properly cut,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.18SECTION 23.17
   23.17 Misuse of the words “brilliant” and “full cut.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.19SECTION 23.18
   23.18 Misrepresentation of weight and “total weight.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.20SECTION 23.19
   23.19 Definitions of various pearls.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.21SECTION 23.20
   23.20 Misuse of the word “pearl.”
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.22SECTION 23.21
   23.21 Misuse of terms such as “cultured pearl,” “seed pearl,” “Oriental pearl,” “natura,” “kultured,” “real,” “synthetic,” and regional designations.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.23SECTION 23.22
   23.22 Misrepresentation as to cultured pearls.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.24SECTION 23.23
   23.23 Disclosure of treatments to pearls and cultured pearls.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.25SECTION 23.24
   23.24 Disclosure of treatments to gemstones.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.26SECTION 23.25
   23.25 Misuse of the words “ruby,” “sapphire,” “emerald,” “topaz,” “stone,” “birthstone,” “gem,” “gemstone,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.27SECTION 23.26
   23.26 Misrepresentation as to varietal name.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.28SECTION 23.27
   23.27 Misuse of the words “real,” “genuine,” “natural,” “precious,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.29SECTION 23.28
   23.28 Misuse of the words “flawless,” “perfect,” etc.
16:1.0.1.2.12.0.5.30.1APPENDIX Appendix to
   Appendix to Part 23 - Exemptions Recognized in the Assay for Quality of Gold Alloy, Gold Filled, Gold Overlay, Rolled Gold Plate, Silver, and Platinum Industry Products