Gold and Silver jewellery / artefacts sold through Retails Outlets must bear the mark ‘Hallmark’ and conform to relevant standards

Gold and Silver jewellery / artefacts sold through Retails Outlets must bear the mark ‘Hallmark’ and conform to relevant standards

June 19, 2018 Gems and Jewellery, OPS, states 0

In a recent notification dated 14th June, 2018, the Central Government in consultation with the Bureau of Indian Standards (“Bureau”) has notified the following precious metal articles to be marked with Hallmark:

  1. Gold jewellery and gold artefacts
  2. Silver jewellery and silver artefacts

Now, these precious metals can be sold through retail outlets certified by the Bureau after they satisfy the following;

  • They conform with the relevant standards prescribed by testing and marking Centre recognized by the Bureau; and
  • They bear the ‘Hallmark’ mark.

Please see the document attached for a further read.


Source: 
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

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