Mar 19 2017

The Enduring Beauty Of Gold Jewelry

Gold – the word itself is enough to draw someone else’s attention. It is mellifluous on the ear and the tongue. And because people have been so enchanted with this precious metal, we have used it for some purposes, from the gastronomic (gold leafs on pastries and cakes); to the useful (gold conductors and dental fillings); and finally to decorative (all manner of gold jewelry.) Gold itself is very versatile. It is inherently malleable, conductive and is known to resist corrosives caused by oxidation. As a decorative ornament, gold has become the favorite jewelry of the ancients. Silver at that …