Diamonds in jewels for CZK 200 weren’t genuine

(Prague, August 1, 2016) In May and June 2016, employees of the Středočeský and Prague Inspectorate of the Středočeský and Prague Inspectorate of the Czech Trade Inspection Authority focused on e-shops offering jewels. They inspected whether consumers are deceived when purchasing jewels with precious stones. The reasons was a consumer’s submission and the fact that since 2010 when monitoring of the sale of jewels started, flaws have been discovered in 70% of ordinary shops. Vendors tell consumers that jewels are fitted with precious stones, but in fact they are just cheap imitations. Expert analysis of the authenticity of 3 jewel types purchased in the e-shop showed that no sample was fitted with any precious stone, i.e. diamond or brilliant. The analysis was carried out at the laboratory of the Customs Administration. Goods purchases on didn’t have the declared characteristics. Administrative proceedings are held with the inspected entities.

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