Hallmarking

HALLMARKING

 

Until 1998, a Hallmark consisted of four COMPULSORY MARKS. Since 1998

the date letter has become optional,but the other three symbols remain

compulsory.

 

The symbols give the following information:

 

 

 

 

THE STANDARD MARKS

 

This shows the fineness of the metal.

The purity of the precious metal content in parts per 1000 in relation to the

standard recognised in the UK.

Eg: 
750 parts per 1000 by weight is equivalent to the old 18 carat gold standard.

 


 

We are proud to get our products Assay Guaranteed at

 

Birmingham Assay Office.You will find this symbol on

 

our products.