How do a person can check the purity of gold in Nepal?

 There are several ways to check the purity of gold in Nepal:

  1. Karat weight: Gold is measured in karats, with pure gold being 24 karats. The higher the karat weight, the purer the gold. You can determine the karat weight of a piece of gold by looking for a hallmark or stamp that indicates the karat weight.

  2. Acid test: A common way to test the purity of gold is to use an acid test. This involves applying a small drop of acid to a hidden part of the gold and observing the reaction. Pure gold will not react to the acid, while gold that is mixed with other metals will show a reaction.

  3. Electronic gold testers: These devices use electronic resistance to determine the purity of gold. They are relatively accurate, but can be expensive.

  4. X-ray fluorescence: This method uses X-rays to determine the composition of a piece of gold. It is highly accurate, but requires specialized equipment and is not commonly available.

It's worth noting that these methods are not foolproof and can sometimes produce inaccurate results. For the most accurate assessment of the purity of gold, it's best to have it tested by a professional laboratory.

Shalimar Jewellers has its special X-Ray Fluorescence machine or certified German gold testing machine 

An XRF machine enables us to perform a non-destructive test on their gold jewellery to determine the exact purity of the gold product. Using this machine we can also determine if its 8,9,10,14,18,21 or 22 carat of gold and the value difference is significant for the customer.

Shalimar Jewellers will be the only top jewellery in Nepal offering this degree of certainty so you can be sure you’re getting the true value of your unwanted jewellery !!”



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