January 23, 2023

Hard work for gold leaf for the hand-made weightless gold leaf.

Used in Buddhist rituals, the shining foil decorating pagodas is about 30 times thinner than a human hair. How thin is it? Human skin is about .07 inches thick. The thickness of a sheet of paper is, on average, about .004 inches. By contrast, the…Read More

December 28, 2022

Why you should invest in gold in 2023.

The new year could be challenging economically-investing in gold may help. It’s almost a new year and a time for reevaluation for many people. If you’re one of them, you may be taking a look at your finances-specifically, what you’re investing. For some, gold may…Read More

November 20, 2022

Who wore the golden pectoral of Monte Albán?

This Mixtec masterpiece was one of more than 120 gold artifacts discovered in a tomb in southern Mexico. Its complex iconography has led to heated debate over the identity of its owner. This stunning pectoral, worn around the neck by a Mixtec dignitary, was one…Read More

October 25, 2022

Declaration of Responsibility and Sustainability Principles. Gold Industry Commits.

The gold industry has come together, convened by LBMA (LBMA is the world’s independent authority for precious metals and sets standards that uphold trust in the precious metals markets) and and World Gold Council, to sign a Declaration of Responsibility and Sustainability Principles which formally…Read More

October 3, 2022

Gold Jewellery.

Throughout history, gold has been treasured for its natural beauty and radiance. For this reason, many cultures have imagined gold to represent the sun. Colour. Yellow gold jewellery is still the most popular colour, but today gold is available in a diverse palette. The process…Read More

August 23, 2022

Empire Metals in new Eclipse-Gindalbie gold project.

Empire Metals Ltd said a recently completed drilling programme at the Eclipse-Gindalbie gold project in Western Australia returned multiple significant intercepts. The drilling programme of 26 holes focused mainly on extending the known mineralised trends, along strike and at depth, around some of the historical…Read More

August 1, 2022

The classical standard of gold.

The Gold Standard was a system under which nearly all countries fixed the value of their currencies in terms of a specified amount of gold, or linked their currency to that of a country which did so. Domestic currencies were freely convertible into gold at…Read More

July 11, 2022

Interesting facts about gold.

If all of the existing gold in the world was pulled into a 5 micron thick wire, it could wrap around the world 11.2 million times. The boiling point of gold is 2808 degrees centigrade. There are just over 31 grams in a troy ounce…Read More

June 8, 2022

Future of Gold Fields.

The acquisition is expected to deliver the company a coveted foothold in the North and South America. Gold Fields to Be World’s Fourth Biggest Gold Miner By Output Leading South African miner Gold Fields Ltd. is set to become the world’s fourth largest gold miner,…Read More

May 24, 2022

Gold and traditions.

China. In China, gold is often gifted to younger members of the family for special occasions, and there is a tradition of giving gold to new born babies in the form of tiny necklaces or bracelets.Gold also has a special place in the Chinese New…Read More