Metal Obsession : Yellow Gold

Yellow Gold – The Comeback Metal

Every year trends are changing, but what always remains and never passes is definitely yellow gold. Yellow gold is timeless. It has been going on since the time it was discovered, it has suffered the full load of time that has been carrying many changes with it, but it never stopped being fashionable. Jewellery of yellow gold has never lost its value, and has continued to produce stunning pieces.

Protective amulet depicting a bird made of 24k gold and other metals

Perhaps the moment that define the rise in Egyptian jewellery, was the discovery of gold. This allowed Egyptians to collect vast quantities of the metal which was the perfect material to create elaborate Egyptian jewelry designs.

Gold is precious metal and the basic color of gold, more precisely the gold most commonly used is yellow. The yellow color is the basic color of the finest and purest gold. The color of gold can also be white, red and rose depending on the alloy of the metal. Gold was previously obtained by digging in mines or sandblasting in rivers. Such a way of obtaining gold has remained.The largest gold resources in the world were found in the area of the Witwatersrand and it is therefore not a surprise that South Africa is one of the world leaders in gold mining. Johannesburg’s other name, “Egoli” means City of Gold. The gold-bearing stone is mined at considerable depth.

Mineworkers work deep underground at Harmony Gold Mine’s Cooke shaft near Johannesburg, September 22, 2005.

Modern-Day Gold

Even today, the tools are much more modern. Gold from the earliest times has been used to create valuable items such as money, imperial jewelery, and even artistic furniture. Today yellow gold continues to be of great value and is used most often for making jewelry, decorative and luxury items. Gold jewellry was of particular importance to the ancient Egyptians, Romanians and the Greeks, and did not lose its importance even today. Today, jewelry is an integral part of everyday dressing, and contemporary creators increase his explicit by creating jewelry designed for individuals who know how to wear it.

The L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace has the World Record as the most valuable necklace in the world.

Gold jewellry plays a significant role from the social to the fashionable level and is always adapted to the climate and taste. Today, a modern lady can hardly be imagined without a carefully selected gold jewellry, whether it be jewelry made of pure gold or gold jewelery made of diamond or some other precious stones. Jewellry of golden gold is one that emphasizes the characteristics of the one who carries it. He is the one who talks about us.

The Future of Gold

Some scientists are looking to the heavens to find more gold. In 1998, the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) spacecraft passed close to the asteroid Eros and sent back data indicating that the potato-shaped space rock was a vast warehouse of metals. If Eros is typical of stony meteorites that crash to Earth, then it contains about 3 percent metal. Given the dimensions of the asteroid, ­NASA scientists estimate that Eros may house 20 billion tons (18.1 billion metric tons) of gold and similar amounts of other metals, such as aluminum and platinum [source: BBC News].

 

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