The Jewelers Vigilance Committee, an organization formed in 1912 to provide education and self-regulation to the jewelry industry, features platinum Novell wedding rings in The Essential Guide to the U.S. Trade in Platinum Jewelry. A trade-oriented publication, this edition of JVC’s Essential Guide explains the Federal Trade Commission’s 2010 amendments to the Platinum Section of the Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metal and Pewter Industries. It breaks down the revised standards, and clarifies what they mean in practical terms for those who manufacture, promote and sell platinum jewelry.
The Novell rings featured are a set of classic hand-engraved platinum wedding bands, and new platinum styles from the TATU collection.
The Essential Guide also includes legal standards for platinum, glossary of platinum terms, frequently asked questions and two platinum tolerance charts, explaining how to stamp and describe both traditional products and platinum products containing a minimum 500 ppt platinum alloyed with base metal. The JVC website also has plenty of information and tips aimed at consumers.