The uniqueness of gold reflects the eye and everyone like its brightness and shininess. The flakes which are the smallest are easily removed. Gold always played an important role in human life in the past as well as at present.

Gold was considered as the first element which was collected by man and it was also prized. This was indicated by Anthropological excavations of Stone Age burial sites. They are also formed in the nuggets form. This was having higher prize but it was not used practically. Many new applications of gold were also invented by the man. Gold has its intrinsic beauty.

On Antarctica, gold is not mined in this continent. Except this continent, gold is mined on all the continents. In South Africa, in the Witwatersrand District are the richest areas of the world that produce gold. It contains 18000 tons of gold with no end. Few more areas which bear gold are Siberia in the former USSR, the Porcupine District in Ontario, Canada and in the United States the Yukon District of Alaska and the famous Mother Lode District in California.

Nature was kind in the United States. For the commercial production of gold, 32 states were calculated. The western states, California, Colorado, Alaska, Nevada and South Dakota are the areas where yielding is located. Few more areas have also been noticed which are, Arkansas, Idaho, Utah, Montana, Washington, New Mexico, Wyoming, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Michigan, Vermont, Georgia and New Hampshire. 

The symbol of wealth, power and status was considered gold for more than 6000 years. It has been studied that from long ago, when the history was being taught the men and women use to wear expensive gold which looked amazing. The Egyptian boy who was the king Tutankhem in 1350 BC, was interred in a coffin highly for spreading from 242 pounds of the gold which was solid. Today also, in the marriages gold is considered a good source of gift and expression of joy and is exchanged in the ceremonies.

The gold was sprinkled in different forms which includes dust, flake or leaves on their food items for their domestic wealth. In food, gold is still sometimes used by the people and contain the E number 175. The metallic gold is tasteless as it is not moving to all the chemicals of the body metabolism. It does not have any medicinal effect as well and the body left is just unchanged.

The healing properties of gold are focused by the modern esotericists who told the physical properties. The gold which are used as pharmaceutical for the treatment of arthritis and other diseases contain anti-inflammatory features. Inside the body, metallic gold are inert to all the chemicals. The pharmacological value is only of the salts and radioisotopes of gold.

Storehouse of value is termed as gold. It is utilized by the men in order to keep himself protective and safe at the time of need and difficulty. Gold has reduced many problems of men today and even in the past it was of great value.

Gold is considered to be the crowned king of all the metals; this was named this in the past as well. Gold has now considered as the monetary exchange. This currency of gold is your own property and you are the one who need to take care of it. The value of gold is only due to its purity and its uniqueness; it does not depend upon any political decline, financial cartel or any other issues.

The London Golden Market produced the day to day world price of gold and gold items which rated the gold bullion and coins according to other centers which includes Hong Kong, Zurich, Frankfurt and Paris. The prices may differ if the impurities are found in the gold. The rates of the gold are made by its purity and quality. It is considered that the prices of raw gold which is sold as the specimen and even jewelry are sold on the higher rates. The nuggets of gold are entirely different from each other. For instance we can say snowflakes. It can be easily sold as more as five times when it is compared to its weight.

The old jewelry sometimes gets broken. So do you have any broken set which you can’t use now? You can get the money from that broken gold piece. You can simply sell out that broken piece and get handsome amount on its behalf and with the addition of some money you can now buy some good jewelry.

You should learn how to calculate the karat count in order to sell your gold at right cost. Usually the 24k gold is alloyed with the base metals for several uses which are in jewelry, color, texture, hardness, melting point and ductility. The gold karat which is of lower karat values as 22k, 18k 14k and even 10k contain different alloys which are of copper and silver. The more the karat of your gold, the better price you will be getting of that item.

You should concern local jewelry if you just need to sell few stones of your gold. Or you can also visit to an antique shop. They will help you to get the better sale and will guide you with the accurate artist who will keep this in consideration and in this way you can get better gold sale price.


However, man uses gold since the end of prehistory. The oldest gold object was discovered in the necropolis of Varna (Bulgaria today). It is dated mid-fifth mill. BC. J.-C . Gold is primarily used for adornment of the powerful and religious ceremonies. Assimilation of gold deified solar disc will be one of the most powerful levers

Adnan S. Jatt

Gold is no doubt the king of all metals. It has always played an important role in shaping histories. people are using gold since prehistoric times, as it is indicated by the gold nuggets found during the excavation of Stone age burial sites. The welcoming news that South Africa still hold 18000 tons of Gold is a huge relief for the gold community, the investors. Because gold is the only currency which does not fluctuate with time in its value. By selling out our broken jewelry we can get profit. So, no doubt Gold was and always will prove much beneficial when it comes to the investment purposes.

Scott H.

It's clear that you have a wealth of knowledge in gold and it"s investment opportunities but I did however have a bit of trouble understanding some of the information you are trying to pass along, thank you for your help in my research.


A good piece of researched paper so far. A very good article indeed to know everything about the discovery of gold. Really, gold was always been the precious metal age by age. So many people were fighting to claim it and looses their lives for only reason of its preciousness. From the history, it has also seen that many major cities were established in the USA only for collecting gold in those areas. Worth reading several times.

Debra Boulier

Indeed an excellent article, gold goes way back to remote antiquity. Even back then everyone realized the potential for gold whether it be in artifacts, or coin. There is even speculation that the "gods" were mining for gold long before man even existed on earth. It has such a rich history, leading us to the present day. I think in today's economy gold is an excellent investment and should be deeply considered.

Kristine Joy Escarilla

Since its first discovery, gold has been considered an important element in human affairs all over the world. Yes, it is true that the supply of gold is limited yet it is worthy to note that it is present in all continents except in Antarctica. Gold has also always been regarded as a symbol of power, status, wealth, and even used in marriage ceremonies, food preparations, for medical purposes, and as jewelries. Thus, gold is expensive yet so indispensable.

ghifary kamal

This bright shining metal has a tremendous monetary value attached to it. Hence it has been considering the symbol of wealth and rich. This is the first invented and most precious metal that is also available in the market. There are a few countries where the gold mines are available. However South Africa is the largest exporter of the gold though in America there are almost 50 countries where gold mines has been invented. I found this article very very informative.


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