Metal Abbreviations


The three-letter codes listed below indicate the range of possible finishes available on metal products purchased from Fire Mountain Gems and Beads. These abbreviations are used exclusively by Fire Mountain Gems to label and identify our products. Customers will see these three-letter abbreviation codes on invoices found within each order and also on some catalog pages. Metal finishes will be written out on the Fire Mountain Gems and Beads website.

Finish Abbreviation
Antique brass-finished or color ABF
Antique brass-plated ABP
Antique bronze-finished or color ABF
Antique copper-finished or color ACF
Antique copper-plated ACP
Antique gold-finished or color AGF
Antique gold-plated AGP
Antique nickel-plated ANP
Antique imitation rhodium-finished or color ARF
Antique imitation rhodium-plated ARP
Antique rhodium-finished or color ARF
Antique rhodium-plated ARP
Antique silver-finished or color ASF
Antique silver-plated ASP
Antiqued "vermeil" GP/SS
Black-plated BKP
Black finish BKF
Brass-finished or color BRF
Brass-plated BRP
Bronze-finished or color BRF
Brown copper-finished or color BCF
Chrome-finished CRF
Chrome-plated CRP
Copper-finished or color CPF
Copper-plated CPP
Gold-filled GF
Gold-finished or color GLF
Gold-plated GLP
Gunmetal-finished or color GMF
Gunmetal-plated GMP
Imitation nickel-plated INP
Imitation rhodium-finished or color IRF
Imitation rhodium-plated IRP
Nickel-finished or color NLF
Nickel-plated NLP
Oxidized gold color AGF
Oxidized silver color ASF
Oxidized silver plating ASP
Rhodium-finished or color RDF
Rhodium-plated RDP
Rose gold-finished or color RGF
Rose gold-plated RGP
Silver-finished or color SLF
Silver-plated SLP
Sterling silver SS
Sterling silver-filled SSF
"Vermeil" GP/SS

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