Dhanteras 2023 Gold Buying Tips: Today, on November 10, 2023, the festival of Dhanteras (Dhanteras 2023) is being celebrated across the country. Dhanteras falls just two days before Diwali (Diwali 2023). Buying gold and silver jewelery on this day is considered very auspicious. Often, while buying gold, people check its price but forget to pay attention to some important things. If you are also going to shop for gold jewelery today, then we are telling you about those five things which are very important to keep in mind. Due to rising prices of gold, a lot of fake jewelery is also sold in the market. In such a situation, it is important to keep some things in mind while buying gold. Know about this-
1. It is important to check hallmark
According to BIS rules, now no jeweler in the market can sell gold jewelery without BIS hallmark. The government has made hallmarking of gold jewelery mandatory from July 1, 2023. In such a situation, now when buying any kind of gold, it is necessary to have Hallmark Unique Identification (HUID) number on it. This HUID number is of 6 digits. You can also check the purity of gold by visiting BIS Care App.
2. Check gold carat
It is noteworthy that the purity of gold is always measured in carats. Gold is sold in 24 carat, 22 carat, 18 carat, 16 carat etc. In such a situation, while buying gold on the day of Dhanteras, definitely ask your jeweler as to the purity i.e. carat of your gold.
3. Be sure to cross check the price of gold
Before leaving for gold shopping, definitely check the latest gold rate in your city. Keep in mind that the price of 24 carat, 22 carat, 18 carat gold is different. 24 carat gold is the purest, hence its price is highest.
4. Pay attention to making charges also
On the occasion of Dhanteras and Diwali, jewelers give special discounts on the making charges of jewelery to attract customers. In such a situation, before shopping for gold, you must ask about the making charge. Many jewelery brands are giving 25 to 30 percent discount on making charges to their customers on the special occasions of Dhanteras and Diwali.
5. Avoid paying in cash
While buying gold, try to pay online i.e. digitally or through credit or debit card instead of paying in cash. Along with this, after purchasing gold jewellery, definitely take the confirmed bill for it. It is necessary to have a confirmed bill even while shopping for gold online.
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