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Jewellery Weighing Scales

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Jewellery scales are used by jewellers to weigh semi-precious stones, diamonds and gold in carats. They often feature as portable pocket scales or precision balances with a high readability for weighing in sub-milligram divisions.

There are a diverse range of jewellery scales available, from analytical balances that can weigh small items such as gold leaf or diamond chips, to bench scale and pocket scales that are designed to weigh anything from precious gemstones and metals, to custom jewellery sets such as diamond necklaces and bracelets.

Most of our digital weighing scales provide carat measurement for precise gold weighing and accurate jewellery valuations. Our most sophisticated carat balances such as A&D's FZ-i trade approved precision balance, offer a wider spectrum of weighing units including Troy Ounces for weighing precious metals in the UK, Mommes for measuring pearls, and Taels used for measuring precious metals in Taiwan, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Inscale also provides trade approved scales required for buying and selling gold commercially, these are stamped units specifically for trade use and are generally identified by a black ‘M’ symbol. Battery-powered and pocket scales are also available for the jeweller on the move.

Please contact us for more information about the jewellery scales we offer - We are happy to recommend a jewellery scale to suit your needs!

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  1. From: £1,571.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £1,963.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 320g
    Readability Range
    0.0001g to 1.05g

    The GH series of trade approved analytical and semi-micro balances offer extra large weighing chambers with anti-static coated glass, automatic internal calibration and GLP compliant outputs with RS-232 as standard. Trade approved models are certified for buying a selling health products by weight.

    One of A&D's best analytical balances for high precision weighing and testing applications. UK trade certified model.

  2. From: £956.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £1,195.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    8.1kg to 31kg
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 0.1g

    High capacity top loading balances featuring high speed weighing and settling times. A&D's GX-K precision balances feature intelligent counting and percentage weighing functions ideal for use in laboratory environments. UK trade approved models.

  3. From: £212.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £235.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    3000g to 30kg
    Readability Range
    0.5g to 5g

    Fantastic value counting scale featuring 1 in 750,000 count accuracy, easy operation, 99 ID memories, rechargeable battery, detachable display and audible weighing assist (AWA). Capacities of 3,6,15 and 30kg are available.

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    £110.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £145.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    3000g to 30kg
    Readability Range
    0.5g to 5g

    Lightweight and portable, the LBK bench scale is ideal for factories, warehouses, labs and offices. A large, backlit LCD display makes it easy to read the weight. Colour-coded keys highlight frequently used functions for faster operation.

    Exceptional value, bench weighing scale for commercial manufacturing applications. This product includes a built-in rechargeable battery and lightweight design for portable operation.

  5. From: £165.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £220.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    120g to 6000g
    Readability Range
    0.001g to 0.1g

    Adam Equipment’s Highland balances are well-suited for Education, lab work, field use, and many industrial applications. The HCB features Adam’s unique patented HandiCal® internal calibration with a built-in mass, and ShockProtect® as a safeguard against shock loading and accidential overload. Calibrate whenever you want without external masses, or use your own certified masses for traceability.

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    From: £265.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £375.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    60kg to 600kg
    Readability Range
    1g to 100g

    Adam Equipment's GFK Floor Checkweighing Scales offer speed, performance and value. The GFK offers all the features needed for weighing, check weighing with LED limit indicators and parts counting applications with fully selectable sample or unit weight. Durable build for a variety of industries the GFK can meet the demands of warehouse, production floor and general industrial, medical applications.

    Large, UK trade approved floor scale ideal for checkweighing crates and pallets of products to be sold in units.

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    From: £235.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £325.00 (Excl.VAT)

    M - Trade Approved
    Max Capacity Range
    6000g to 150kg
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 50g

    Adam Equipment GBK platform bench scales offer speed, performance and value. The GBK offers all the features needed for weighing, check weighing with LED limit indicators and parts counting with fully selectable sample or unit weight. Durable build for a variety of industries, the GBK bench scale can meet the demands of warehouse, production floor and general industrial, medical applications.

    UK trade approved bench checkweigher scale for accurately measuring jewellery in larger quantities.

  8. From: £49.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £56.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    200g to 5000g
    Readability Range
    0.01g to 2g

    Adam Equipment DCT Dune compact balance is ideal for teaching mass measurement concepts in schools, science laboratories or for use in field experiments. The DCT series offers all of the necessary features for quick and easy weighing at an affordable price. Featuring alternative battery operation, splash-proof keypad, and sturdy plastic construction throughout.

    Tough, portable weighing scale suitable for recreational jewellery weighing.

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    £193.00  (Ex.VAT)

    RRP £265.00 (Excl.VAT)

    Max Capacity Range
    3000g to 48kg
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 10g

    Adam Equipment's CBK checkweighing bench scale is used for accurately calculating the weight of small packages, products, materials and containers, ensuring they are consistent with a pre-set weight. Ideal for stockrooms and commercial industrial warehouses.

    Ideal for checking the weight of small tools, building materials and machinery parts.

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    From: £46.00  (Ex.VAT)
    Max Capacity Range
    500g to 3000g
    Readability Range
    0.1g to 1g

    The CB is a compact portable scale for conducting simple weighing applications. Compact, affordable and easy to use scales ideally suited for use in school classroom experiments and commercial kitchens.

    Cheap, compact scale for entry-level jewellery weighing.

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The M symbol has changed

Green M has changed to black

The M-mark and sticker that identifies scales as being verified as 'use for trade' has been changed from green to black. Some older stickers may also show a black M on a green background.

Q: Why do I need a scale to weigh jewellery

A: When buying or selling jewellery commercially you are required by law to use a fully certified trade approved scale. You will need to research which digital weighing scale is most suitable for your needs as different types of jewellery scale provide different features. Analytical and precision balances are useful for weighing gold and precious metals due to their high level of readability, accuracy and precision. Whereas a compact bench scale would be more suited to weighing precious stones.

Whilst many digital weighing scales provide a carat measurement, it would be best to check for this feature when selecting your purchase.

Q: How do I weigh jewellery?

A: Weighing jewellery essentially works the same as weighing any other type of product. Despite this, the type of measuring unit used may differ depending on your location and the type of jewel or metal you are weighing. In the UK, carats are preferred to grams when selling gold or diamond jewellery commercially, whilst troy ounces may be referred to when weighing large amounts of precious metals. In eastern Asian countries such as Japan, Thailand or Korea, Taels are used when measuring the weight of freshwater pearls.

For more information about weighing units around the world please see this units of measurement page courtesy of Adam Equipment.

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