Published: 07 Jan 2019

What are the different ways to verify the hallmark signs on your gold jewellery

Hallmark signs on gold jewellery

The Indian gold market is not only one of the largest in the world; it is also responsible for creating some of the most beautiful, intricate and handmade jewellery. The purchase of precious gold jewellery has always excited us but in all our excitement, we should not forget that gold jewellery is prone to adulteration of lower gold karatage and the industry has long been hampered by concerns around quality control. To combat purity concerns for consumers, the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) introduced hallmarking standards and policies in 2000.