The Gold & Silversmiths Guild of Australia
The Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the many lands on which we work and live, and recognises their continuing connection to the land and waterways.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging and extend this to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
In 1988 a group of manufacturing jewellers, aware of the traditions and a need for a higher degree of consumer protection in the precious metals industry, instigated and formed The Gold and Silversmiths Guild of Australia.
The Guild is the only professional organization in Australia with a traditional and comprehensive system of marking precious metal items.
Guild Members’ names and marks are permanently recorded, they abide by set standards of material, their work is clearly identified as genuinely made in Australia, and the date of manufacture can be recorded.
The Guild’s principal aim is to promote the Guild Mark as a symbol of excellence.