Precious Metals and Gemstone Testing Services

​​1. Analysis & Hallmarking of precious Metals Articles & Bars with the official hallmarks



 

2. Control of Precious Metals, Pearls, Gemstones and Its Articles
Control of all commercial activities related to manufacture and trade of Precious Metals, Pearls, and Stones of values, to ensure its compliance with the legislation and technical requirements adopted in the kingdom of Bahrain.

 
3. Control of the licensed laboratories to test Pearls and Gemstones:
Co​ntrol of the licensed Laboratories for testing pearls, Gemstones or Diamonds, and the extent to which they comply with the regulations and requirements to be met in these laboratories, in accordance with the Ministerial Order No. 163 of 2016, in terms of verifying the efficiency of the technical team and their qualifications, machinery, equipment, Testing methods, and all other related areas.

 
4. Introducing  support & technical consultation to the local Jewellery Sector:
The Directorate provides the technical support and consultation for the domestic Jewellery sector  in terms of precious Metals alloys data, calculation of the legal carats for bars and solders, in addition to statistics and production report.

 
5. Awareness & Education
To provide awareness to the consumers of precious metals, pearls and gemstones stones and to educate them with their consumer rights and duties through various means of communication including social networking platforms, direct communication, materials and media.

 
6. Control over the Jewelley exhibitions in the kingdom of Bahrain:
Taking responsibilities of control over jewelry exhibitions in the Kingdom of Bahrain.   In order,  to verify the conformity of the exhibited products to the regulations and technical requirements of the legislation and laws adopted in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and to ensure the preservation of the right of the consumer, In addition to enhance the reputation of the Bahrain as an authentic home of gold and natural pearls.