Gold Testing Kits

Welcome to the gold testing kits website where you will find everything you need for safe, reliable and easy-to-use gold testing.

Whether you are a jeweller with a chain of shops, an enthusiastic amateur collector of gold or just curious to know more about the gold content of your jewellery, gold testing kits make testing easy and fun. Safe to use, with clear instructions and all relevant hazard data, you will find  gold testing kits are a lot easier to use than you might have imagined!

Even if you are sure that your pieces are real gold, how can you tell what carat they are? With gold testing kits it couldn’t be easier. Gold testing is safe and easy, so long as you follow the clear instructions provided with your chosen kit.

You will not damage your favourite piece of gold by testing it and most kits will enable you to differentiate between the number of carats in your jewellery, in addition to base metals. In this way you will soon be able to tell if you ‘gold’ jewellery is real gold or simply plated. 

With full instructions and everything you need contained in the pack, you will be amazed at the ease with which you are able to test your precious Gold!

What to look for in a gold testing kit

Kits come in both electronic and manual form. Top quality kits should contain professional quality accessories including needle file, gold testing stone, Neodymium magnet and colour chart. Remember that some kits may also include harmful chemicals, if this is the case, be sure to use gloves and eye protection. The best gold testing solutions are capable of lasting up to 150 applications depending on use.

Find out more about gold testing

You can see a video of a typical gold testing kit in action below:

To find out more about how you can test for gold at home, check out our handy guide.