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What is hallmark in regard to gold.

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Asked by bhaskar erram, 15 May '10 10:21 pm
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Hallmark, mark impressed on Goldwork to signify an official approval of the standard of purity of the metal.
Its also called Plate Mark.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 15 May '10 10:26 pm

 
  
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Hallmark has been acting as a safeguard to purchasers of gold and gold articles. Hallmark consists of five components i.e. BIS Mark, the fineness number (corresponding to given caratage), Assaying and Hallmarking Centre's mark, jeweller's mark and year of marking denoted by a code letter and decided by BIS (e.g. code letter 'A' was approved by BIS for year 2000, 'B' being used for the year 2001 and 'C' for 2002).
Answered by beena john, 15 May '10 10:25 pm

 
  
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HALLMARKING- CERTIFICATION OF GOLD:
Government of India took the cognizance and understood the necessity of protecting the public in its purchases of gold jewellery specially with regard to standards of fineness and the prevention of adulteration, be it deliberate or accidental. The principle objectives of the Hallmarking Scheme are to protect the public against the fraud of adulteration and to oblige manufacturers to maintain legal standards of fineness.

Hallmarking is the accurate determination and official recording of the proportionate content of precious metal in gold. Hallmarks are thus official marks used in many countries as a guarantee of purity or fineness of gold jewellery.

Taking cognizance of these aspects the RBI Standing Committee on Gold and Precious Metals opined that introduction of a Hallmarking System would not only protect the public from fraud, but also assist exports of jewellery. While agreeing on this the Committee reckoned that compulsory certification ...more
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 15 May '10 10:25 pm

 
  
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It Indicates quality
Answered by Ibran, 15 May '10 10:24 pm

 
  
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Approval of the standard of purity of the metal
Answered by sumati gayki, 13 Aug '10 12:07 pm

 
  
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Quality check and Approved by experts
Answered by hitler, 16 May '10 07:45 am

 
  
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Its a symbol for quality, purity and weight.
Answered by AMIT, 15 May '10 11:51 pm

 
  
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