September 10, 2016

PGJDC’s Assaying and Hallmarking Centres

Introduction of Assaying & Hallmarking in Pakistan is among the major initiatives undertaken by PGJDC for introducing quality standards into the local industry and increasing the credibility of Pakistani products in international markets.

The Assaying and Hallmarking centres being established by PGJDC at Karachi and Lahore play a pivotal role in inculcating the importance of Assaying and Hallmarking into the norms of Pakistani jewellery sector. 

a.      Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Lahore:

The Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Lahore is situated at Jamaluddin Afghani road which is the heart and hub of jewellery manufacturers and retailers in Lahore. The centre is in continuous process of providing precious metal artcle testing services (Special Analytical Services) to the local sector including Laser marking /engraving /Hallmarking Services.

The technical staff of Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Lahore have received training from the Goldsmiths Company Assay Office London and the centre is in accordance with the standards as laid down by the London Assay Office for precious metal testing. The process of Accreditation of Labs of the centre for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 is also under process.
 

Contact Person:     Mr. Khalid Mehmood
Incharge
Assaying & Hallmarking Centre – Lahore
3rd Floor Rana Center, 18 Jamal ud Din Afghani Road, (Near AG Office) Lahore
Tel: 042-37245334, 042-37245335,
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b.      Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Karachi:

The Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Karachi is situated at Abdullah Haroon road Saddar Karachi. The area of Saddar, Karachi is considered to be the hub for jewellery manufacturing and designing in Karachi. The centre is in continuous process of providing precious metal artcle testing services (Special Analytical Services) to the local sector including Laser marking /engraving /Hallmarking Services.

The technical staff of Assaying and Hallmarking Centre Karachi have received training from the Goldsmiths Company Assay Office London and the centre is in accordance with the standards as laid down by the London Assay Office for precious metal testing. The process of Accreditation of Labs of the centre for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 is also under process.
 

Contact Person:     Mr. Shakaib Hayder
Assistant Manager Accounts and Admin
Assaying & Hallmarking Centre – Karachi
2nd Floor, Pakistan Handicraft Chambers, 251 R.A Lines, Abdullah Haroon Road, Saddar, Karachi
Tel: 021-35220294-5, 021-35651346-7
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