2591 Jewellery and Silverware Manufacturing

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

2591 Jewellery and Silverware Manufacturing

This class consists of units mainly engaged in manufacturing jewellery or silverware using precious or semi-precious metal and stones, and the cutting of such stones. This class also includes units mainly engaged in manufacturing custom-made or costume jewellery, trophies, badges or medals, or minting coins.

Primary activities

  • Badge manufacturing n.e.c.
  • Coin minting
  • Costume jewellery manufacturing
  • Custom-made jewellery manufacturing
  • Diamond cutting
  • Gem cutting
  • Goldsmithing
  • Lapidary work
  • Medal manufacturing
  • Silverware manufacturing
  • Trophy manufacturing


Units mainly engaged in

  • the production of pearls are included in Class 0201 Offshore Longline and Rack Aquaculture;
  • cutting and polishing headstones and monumental stone are included in Class 2090 Other Non-Metallic Mineral Product Manufacturing;
  • engraving, polishing, treating or plating are included in Class 2293 Metal Coating and Finishing; and
  • manufacturing watches, clocks or other timing instruments are included in Class 2419 Other Professional and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing.
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