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BIS revises Standard for Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

 


Mumbai: January 17,2017

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Andheri (East), Mumbai has revised the Indian Standard on Gold Hallmarking and has been made effective for implementation with effect from 1st January 2017.

 

 The Hallmarked Gold jewellery will now be available in three grades of 14 Carat, 18 Carat and 22 Carat.

 

 The caratage will also be marked on jewellery in addition to fineness for convenience of consumers, e.g. for 22 carat jewellery, 22K will be marked in addition to 916 (22K916), for 18 carat jewellery, 18K will be marked in addition to 750 (18K750) and for 14 carat jewellery, 14K will be marked in addition to 585 (14K585).

 

Hallmark on Gold Jewellery will now have following four marks, namely BIS Mark,  Purity in carat and Fineness (e.g.22K916 for 22 carat), Assaying center’s identification mark and Jeweler’s identification mark. For more details pleases contact- (022) 28325838 Extn. – 247. Email : smitanair24@gmail.com  

 

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