PRECIOUS METAL TESTING FOR
JVC MEMBERS - take advantage of the offer to have FIVE FREE non-destructive x-ray tests for precious metal content per year to assure that the precious metal in your inventory is as represented.†
(NON-MEMBERS can take advantage of JVCís Precious Metal Testing Service.† Cost - $25 per precious metal sample.† Follow the directions below.)
Please donít forget postage and handling is not included. Jewelry is tested to provide quality assurance and monitoring compliance with the National Gold and Silver Stamping Act and the FTC Guides for the jewelry industry.
The results are 95-98% accurate compared to fire assay testing but the difference is the samples are not damaged.†
After members use their five free tests each additional test will cost $25.†† High volume users (over 20 pieces per year) can arrange for a JVC service agreement and receive a substantial discount.††
Tests determine if samples meet government standards for all Karat Gold, Platinum and Silver.† Disclosure of all metals in the sampleís composition will be included on the test report, which is emailed immediately following the testing; i.e. Cu, Ag, Zn, Ni, etc.††
Items can be shipped using United States Mail, registered and insured, or if you prefer, your overnight courier.† If you wish to have the samples returned to you via overnight courier, you must authorize Lori Stiger of the PA Gem Lab. to use your account number to return the samples.
Contact JVC to receive a Precious Metal submission form, which must accompany all samples to the testing facility.† We will be happy to email or fax the form to you together with additional instructions. 212-997-2002.
Items valued in excess of $7500 will only be accepted for testing with advance notice from you.
Use JVCís Precious Metals Testing service to ensure that the precious metal products you sell meet the quality that is represented!