Ministry confiscates six kg of faked golden crafts

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Ministry of Commerce and Industry confiscated six kilograms of faked golden crafts at the value of KD 80,000 (around USD 261,000) in various locations of Al-Mubarakeya and Al-Rai areas, and culprits were referred for prosecution.

The confiscated jewelry is of duplication of international brands and is stuffed with nonprecious substances in order to increase the weight of the gold goods, and the shops also sell them as being purely gold goods to make profits in illegal methods, the Ministry said in a statement.

The Ministry is intensifying the supervisory tours on gold markets to inspect the authenticity of the used scales in the shops, as well as the percentage of the added precious stones, and other commitments mentioned in the law, the statement added.

The Ministry will not hesitate to apply the mentioned sanctions against the violators in order to protect the consumers from any kind of cheating, it added.

The Ministry is also supervising precious metals crafts and precious stones wither those exposed in markets or produced in factories of those inside the country or coming from abroad.

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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Better don't buy gold because jewellery shop owner make million to million dollar profit. We customer buying gold and keeping our shelfs.

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Better don't buy gold because jewellery shop owner make million to million dollar profit. We customer buying jewellery and keeping our shelfs.

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Why are they not disclosing the names of the Shops?? How we will know where to buy??

How to rely
Thursday, November 23, 2017
How to rely on the India Gold jewellers if they have fake gold .or not
atleast we indians trusted on Indian jewellers to purchase Gold which is our pride in wearing it...
Why so much GREED on the top owners jewellers company---
This is ridiculous """

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
It is very strange!!! why the Jewelry names were not disclosed yet for the public interest!!!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Beware of some Gold Showrooms, they modify the purity of gold item after Baladiya Stamping.
Baladiya Stamping in not always a benchmark

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
It was good if authority check and standardize the making charges claimed per gram by god shops Per item over the gold rate.

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