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A Jewelry Filled Bag 2

This is the continuation of our reader’s story. If you missed it, here is the link to start this story off on the right foot.

Here’s the breakdown of some of his items from the $3.00 bag of jewelry:

This bangle bracelet is sterling silver (he acid tested it) from Mexico, complete with the eagle hallmark. The bracelet weighs 27.3 grams, which is 0.812 troy ounces of fine silver. At today’s spot price, it is worth $21.84 as silver scrap. However, it is a cute bracelet, why would you want to scrap it? I’d rather see you sell it to someone or give it to someone as a present to wear.


This is the Mexican Eagle Marked Sterling Silver Bracelet that was included in the bag of jewelry.  From the Treasure Fever Blog.

This is the Mexican Eagle Marked Sterling Silver Bracelet that was included in the bag of jewelry.


The little Happy Birthday charm has three blue birthstones and weighs 3.1 grams by itself. This charm was brand new, still on the card and marked sterling silver. See people know it is sterling silver and think it is junk. Don’t make that mistake yourself. It is NOT JUNK!


Sterling Silver Happy Birthday Charm still on its card marked sterling silver.  From the Treasure Fever Blog.

Sterling Silver Happy Birthday Charm still on its card marked sterling silver.


This little silver ring is marked sterling from Siam, which was Thailand a long time ago. Do you know what that means? A vintage sterling silver ring. Knowing little history facts can help date items, like this ring. It weighs 4.2 grams.


Here's the Siam Vintage Sterling Silver Ring that was in the bag of jewelry for $3.00.  From the Treasure Fever Blog.

Here's the Siam Vintage Sterling Silver Ring that was in the bag of jewelry for $3.00.


Here's the picture of the mark on the Vintage Sterling Silver Siam Ring.  From the Treasure Fever Blog.

Here's the picture of the mark on the Vintage Sterling Silver Siam Ring.


Be sure to read the final blog post in this series here. It describes even more of his finds from this incredible $3.00 bag. You don’t want to miss it.


Good Luck and Happy Hunting,


~Vicki Priebe Author of "Cheap Gold and Silver"