68/365 ~gold

    sometimes, when the weather is permanently shite, it stretches me so much to find a shot for my 365, hence lego figures, The Simpsons and the carpet. Today I completely got stuck, so reverted to my emergency plan – go to wikipaedia and look up todays date for inspiration. On March 9, 1842, Francisco Lopez, the uncle of Antonio’s second wife Jacoba Feliz, took a rest under an oak tree in Placerita Canyon and had a dream that he was floating on a pool of gold. When he awoke, he pulled a few wild onions from the ground…

57/365

  Quite a lot of information contained in a small amount of gold metal.  I tried to find out all the hallmark symbols on my wedding ring, but it doesn’t seem to quite match what I find on the net.  I can see the Sheffield rose, and the two 375 lozenges meaning its 9 carat gold, 37.5% gold ( not sure what the rest is). But the last symbol far left I can’t find any reference to.  There’s supposed to be a letter for the year it was made, and symbol/initials of the maker, but neither of those are in…