History of Gold

gold history

Gold has a glittering history since the ancient days. From gold flakes to gold bars, the ability to buy gold has come in many forms over the centuries. Some golden moments that make up its history are briefly recorded below: Around c.3600 BC – Gold was smelted by the Egyptians using blowpipes. 2600 BC - ancient Mesopotamian goldsmith crafted the first few pieces of gold jewelry. Between 1200 and 1500 BC, a new casting technique was developed; the so called lost-wax technique was used in the jewelry process to improve the hardness of gold, allowing color variations. 1223 BC - … [Read more...]