Shopping for festive gold? Keep these tips in mind

Shopping for festive gold? Keep these tips in mind

For representational purposes. (Photo | EPS) CHENNAI: Indians are fascinated with gold, and during festive season, the love for the yellow metal takes centre stage for many.

The pandemic has also not acted as a deterrent against gold investors, and industry experts say that many jewelers have begun breaching their pre-Covid sales figures.

If you are also planning to buy gold during the festive season, experts say there are few things you should keep in mind.

Purity —It is always better to buy hallmarked and BIS certified jewellery which indicates the purity of gold. Gold that does not carry certification may not be a good deal. Making charges and other charges —Whenever you buy jewellery, you have to pay for making charges or wastage along with the gold. Making charges is usually a percentage of the current gold price. Hence, experts advise you to choose classic and simple pieces, since these […]

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