Archive for April, 2017

A K stamped on the inside of a piece of gold jewelry indicates the content of the gold by which the article was constructed. Most gold watches, rings and other gold jewelry have the number 10K or 14K stamped on the inside. In the past and some dentists still do now use 24K gold to fill teeth as it is very malleable.

24K gold is 100% pure gold
22K gold is 91.7% gold
18K gold is 75% gold
14K gold is 58.3% gold
12K gold is 50.% gold
10K gold is 41.7% gold
Most Masonic rings and other fraternal jewelry is made up of 10K or 14K gold.
As of this date Fort Knox is currently holding about 4,582 metric tons of pure gold worth several hundred billion dollars.
Fox Jewelry has a full line of 10K or 14K gold Masonic rings and other fraternal rings and jewelry. We invite you to visit our store at: or call us at 712-251-8053. Email us at:

How Long Has The Masonic Ring Been In Existence?

Freemasons have been wearing aprons, jewels and rings to identify with Freemasonry ever since the first Masonic lodges came into existence in England in the early 1700’s. When a man becomes a Mason, he must pass through three levels of Masonry starting with the Entered Apprentice, and then advancing to the Journeyman and then on to the Master Mason. Typically the early Masonic rings were made of gold or silver. Although I believe most Masons prefer a Masonic ring made of gold or silver, in the last 4 years or more, with gold pricing advancing so high and so fast it has made the gold Master Mason to expensive for many of our brothers to afford. Hence many less expensive alloys such as brass, copper, stainless steel and others have become very popular because they are relatively inexpensive. Although throughout history there have been some Entered Apprentice and Journeyman Masonic rings, they are rare to find. While some Masons begin w