What is the symbol of BIS Hallmark?

What is the symbol of BIS Hallmark?

The BIS hallmark is a hallmarking system for gold as well as silver jewellery sold in India certifying the purity of the metal….

BIS hallmark
Certifying agency Accredited ‘Assaying & Hallmarking Centres’
Effective region India
Effective since 2000 for Gold jewelry, 2005 for Silver jewelry

What are the symbols of hallmark?

According to the Department of Consumer Affairs website, hallmark consists of 3 symbols which give you some information. In this, the first symbol is the BIS logo, the second symbol indicates purity and fineness and the third sym​bol is the HUID. Gold hallmarking was made mandatory by the government last year.

What is the hallmark for 22 carat gold?

If a gold product bears the hallmark ‘916’, then your gold has been tested and classed as 22 carat or 91.6 per cent pure. The remaining 8.4 per cent of the item is composed of different metals such as nickel, copper, or in some cases silver.

What is hallmarking jewellery?

Hallmarking refers to a mark that is applied to pieces of precious metals (platinum, gold, palladium or silver), which shows that it has been independently tested and verified and therefore conforms to all legal standards of purity or fineness.

Can BIS hallmark be fake?

Check signs for genuine gold hallmarking The hallmark on your gold jewellery must have a Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) mark which is represented by a triangle. To ensure purity in karat and fineness, look for the Caratage (22K915).

How do I verify my hallmark BIS?

​Assaying and hallmarking centre’s mark/number The laboratory where your gold jewellery is assessed to check its purity is also required to put their logo on the jewellery. Only licensed laboratories of BIS can check the purity of gold. One can check if the hallmarking centre is licensed by BIS or not on their website.

What jewellery hallmarking denotes?

Hallmark certifies the purity of gold. Since it is the mark of purity, it instills confidence in the mind of the consumer. This means, if you are buying hallmark 18K gold jewellery, it will actually mean that 18/24 parts are gold and rest is alloy which will help you get better resale value at that time.