NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42394

Industry 42394

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42394 – Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42394: See industry description for NAICS 423940 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 423940: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of jewelry, precious and semiprecious stones, precious metals and metal flatware, costume jewelry, watches, clocks, silverware, and/or jewelers’ findings.

Cross-References for Industry 42394

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 42394. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of precious metal ores or concentrates–are classified in Industry NAICS 423520, Coal and Other Mineral and Ore Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of nonprecious flatware–are classified in Industry NAICS 423220, Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42394

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 42394. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Antique jewelry merchant wholesalers
  • Clocks merchant wholesalers
  • Coins merchant wholesalers
  • Costume jewelry merchant wholesalers
  • Diamonds (except industrial) merchant wholesalers
  • Flatware, precious and plated, merchant wholesalers
  • Gem stones merchant wholesalers
  • Ingots, precious, merchant wholesalers
  • Jewelers’ findings merchant wholesalers
  • Jewelry merchant wholesalers
  • Metals, precious, merchant wholesalers
  • Pearls merchant wholesalers
  • Plated metal cutlery or flatware merchant wholesalers
  • Precious and semiprecious stones merchant wholesalers
  • Precious metals merchant wholesalers
  • Silverware, precious and plated, merchant wholesalers
  • Stones, precious and semiprecious, merchant wholesalers
  • Tableware, precious and plated, merchant wholesalers
  • Trophies merchant wholesalers
  • Watches and parts merchant wholesalers

Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 423: Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
      • Industry Group 4239: Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42394: Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 423940: Jewelry, Watch, Precious Stone, and Precious Metal Merchant Wholesalers

Other helpful NAICS Downloads

View the download page for the material below.

NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42394 | Class Codes