The overall variety of hallmarked items climbed 35.8% to 1,133,920 in October 2021, up from 835,049 for a similar interval in 2020.
Whereas the 625,889 hallmarked silver items in October 2021 represented the most important quantity of hallmarked items, platinum adopted in second with 40,120.
Up from 30,337 in October 2020, the variety of platinum hallmarked items rose 32.2% year-on-year.
Gold hallmarked items additionally elevated 13.3% to 467,593 in October, towards final 12 months’s 412,761.
The one steel to see a fall in hallmarked items was palladium, which declined 17.6% year-on-year to 318 items in October 2021.