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Thinking of buying a Fine Jewellery gift this Christmas for a loved one?

Gift Exchange

Jewellery in Box

Then always look for the Hallmarks!

Copyright James Knapp

Entwine Earrings

They are your guarantee of the amount of precious metals in an item. If there are no hallmarks or less than 3 marks on an item, then it may not contain the correct amount of Gold, Silver, Platinum or Palladium.

Retailers Remember:

It is a criminal offence to offer for sale Gold, Silver, Platinum or Palladium that is NOT hallmarked* *Exemption weights apply

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For more information on how to understand current hallmark guidelines, then please visit the Assay Office Birmingham website at




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