The BIS hallmark is a hallmarking system for gold as well as silver jewellery sold in India certifying the purity of the metal. It certifies that the piece of jewellery conforms to a set of standards laid by the Bureau of Indian Standards, the national standards organization of India. India is the second biggest market for gold and its jewellery.
BIS HALLMARK FOR GOLD JEWELRY CONSISTS OF SEVERAL COMPONENTS:
- 1. The BIS logo
- 2. Purity of Gold either one of this 22K916 Corresponding to 22 Carat, 18K750 Corresponding to 18 Carat and 14K585 Corresponding to 14 Carat.
- 3. Logo of the assaying center.
- 4. Logo/code of the jeweler.