The report, 'Mandatory hallmarking
: Global practises and road map for India', is about the current state of gold hallmarking
in India and a holistic study of the country's gold market.
As before, unhallmarked jewellery was found and, as a result, one independent store was fined for hallmarking
offences and the directors of a multiple store business were required to closely review and improve the company's procedures.
Even though 30 per cent of jewellery is now hallmarked, there are concerns about the quality and credibility of some hallmarking
Every item of gold silver or platinum sold in the UK must be hallmarked, unless it is under a specified weight, and the hallmarking
numbers released by the four UK Assay Offices are an excellent barometer of trends in the market.