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Jewellery Testing Laboratory

Appraisal and Hallmark Laboratory of the National Gemstone Jewelery Authority

Internationally Recognized High Valuation Metal Appraisal Office with modern equipment at Colombo 3, Galle Road, No. Located at the National Gem Jewelery Authority Head Office on the 25th. Appraisal and hallmarking of jewelery in the appraisal laboratory are carried out as a source activity. Valuation reports are issued on request by the bank and the court. The Appraisal Office of the National Gemstone Jewelery Authority is a full member of the International Association of Appraisal Offices (IAAC) and an oversight member of the Hallmark Convention in Vienna.

Services provided by the Assessing Office

Analysis of Gold Jewelry / Alloy and Hallmarkidal (2 days)
Analysis of Silver Jewelry / Alloy and Hallmarkidal (2 days)
Platinum Jewelry / Alloy and Hallmarkidal (2 days)
Issuance of jewelery rating reports (per field) (4 hours)
Issuance of assessment reports as per court orders (2-3 weeks)
Other metal analysis (02 days)
Technical Advice Arrangement (01 hrs)

Charges with affect from 17th of April 2018 for Testing and Hallmarking Jewellery Items

(A) Issue of Assay Reports on Precious Metals/ Alloys/ Testing point

Metal Type Charges (Rs.) NBT (Rs.)
Gold500.0010.00
Silver250.005.00
Platinum1,000.0020.00
Palladium1,000.0020.00
Elemental qualitative Analysis  (Per Report)350.007.00

 

(B) Issue of Assay Reports on Precious Metal Jewellery/ Coins

Metal TypeCharges (Rs.)NBT(Rs.)VAT(Rs.)Total (Rs.)
Gold700.0014.00107.10821.10
Silver300.006.0045.90351.90
Platinum1,200.0024.00183.601,407.60

 

(C) Issue of Assay Reports on Precious metal articels other than Jewellery

Metal TypeCharges (Rs.)NBT(Rs.)VAT(Rs.)Total (Rs.)
Gold1,200.0024.00183.601,407.60
Silver700.0014.00107.10821.10
Platinum1,500.0030.00229.501,759.50

 

(D)  (I) Hallmarking Charges of Jewellery

Metal TypeCharges (per item) (Rs.)
ChargesNBTVATTotal
Gold200.004.0030.60234.60
Silver100.002.0015.30117.30
Platinum / Palladium200.004.0030.60234.60

(II) Charges for  Stamping of Sponsor Mark

Sponsor MarkRs. 50.00Rs.1.00Rs.7.65Rs.58.65

(E) Assaying & Hallmarking charges for jewellery lots submitted by jewellers

Gold Jewellery

No of Items Charges per Item (Rs.)          NBT (Rs.)VAT (Rs.)Total  (Rs.)
 10-100450.00 9.0068.85 527.85
101-200425.00 8.5065.02498.52
200> 400.00 8.0061.20469.20

Silver Jewellery

  No of Items Charges per Item (Rs.)          NBT (Rs.)VAT (Rs.)Total (Rs.)
 10-100300.00 6.0045.90 351.90
101-200250.00 5.0038.25293.25
200> 200.00 4.0030.60234.60

Jewellery valuation charges for custom /Visa requirements

Each value slabs of Rs. 50,000/- will be charges Rs. 1,000/-