Working Process

Sources of Raw Materials
Generally, we use two sources to get raw materials for preparing handmade ornaments and goods:

  1. Bulk purchase of Hallmark gold from the Bank/Wholesale traders.
  2. Buy an old piece or damaged items from the clients.
If we buy an old or damaged piece from our clients. We follow any of the following process depending on the items, to establish the gold/silver content before we pay to our clients:

  1. To rub an old picece on a touchstone and compare the color with known allows.
  2. To heat the scrap (gold/silver pieces) in the hearth.
  3. Acid test.
Tools / accessories and items used in the workshop
A Square Anvil A Hearth An Annealing Pan An Acid Bowl Hammers
Punches Chisels Shears Files Pliers
Dividers Burnishers Iron Tongs A Pitch Board Crucibles
Draw Plates Dies Wooden Work Bench Rolling Mill & Saw Blades Saje


   Gold & Silver Today

Gold (24 CT)  24 Carat Gold 50240.00
Gold (22 CT)  22 Carat Gold 49985.00
Silver  Silver 669.00
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Note:
1 Tola = 11.664 gms, 10 gms = 0.8573 Tola | Price in 10 gms basis in Nepalese Rupees, source by 'Federation of Nepal Gold & Silver Dealers' Association'