Jewellery industry welcomes mandatory hallmarking from January 2021

Gold hallmarking is a purity certification of the precious metal and is voluntary in nature at present. Welcoming the government’s decision to make hallmarking of gold jewellery and artefacts mandatory across the country from January 15, 2021, the gems and jewellery industry on Friday said it will bring trust back to the industry. “This is … Read more Jewellery industry welcomes mandatory hallmarking from January 2021

BIS increases surveillance on jewellery hallmarking centres

The Bureau of Indian Standards, southern region, has intensified its surveillance on jewellery assaying and hallmarking centres as purchase of the yellow metal is expected to surge during Akshaya Tritiya this month-end. The number of checks may increase, particularly after a recent raid by a team of BIS officials who found that a hallmark testing … Read more BIS increases surveillance on jewellery hallmarking centres