Consumers flocked to buy gold and jewellery on Akshaya Tritiya with jewellers seeing 35 per cent jump in sales over last year.
Standard gold (99.5 purity) firmed up by Rs 120 to end at Rs 28,925 per 10 grams from Thursday's close of Rs 28,805.
Standard gold (99.5 purity) rose by Rs 5 to close at Rs 28,805 per 10 grams from yesterday's level of Rs 28,800.
The gems and jewellery exports increased by 12.32% to Rs 2.89 lakh cr during 2016-17, compared to the previous year.
Gold prices edged down on ebbing geo-political worries but scepticism over U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed tax reform curbed further losses.
Standard gold (99.5 purity) dropped by Rs 205 to end at Rs 28,800 per 10 gram from Tuesday's level of Rs 29,005.
Falling for the third straight session, gold prices plunged by Rs 250 to trade at a two-week low of Rs 29,350 per 10 grams at the bullion market on weak global cues.
Standard gold (99.5 purity) declined by Rs 105 to end at Rs 29,005 per 10 grams from yesterday's level of Rs 29,110.
In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity shed Rs 50 each at Rs 29,600 and Rs 29,450 per 10 grams, respectively.
Gold prices fell by Rs 235 per ten grams at the bullion market here, tracking a weak trend overseas amid subdued demand from jewellers and customers.