Gold Mines

Gold is mined in two different kinds from the earth:

1. Gold Nuggets forms
2. Gold Dust forms

The methods used to mine gold are very costly, time-consuming and also risky.

Its chemical symbol Au is derived from the Latin word for gold, “Aurum.” In its pure form, gold is sun yellow, but when mixed with other metals it produces alloys of different colors. Rich mines in South Africa produce about half of the world’s annual gold output. Russia is the second largest gold producer, with additional deposits found in Australia and the United States. Currently, the largest U.S. mine, the Homestake, is located in South Dakota.

gold mine 150x150 Gold MinesRare, versatile and highly desirable, gold makes beautiful jewellery. The appeal of Gold’s radiance has captivated universal by both men and women for thousands of years. The most malleable metal, gold can be bent, twisted, stretched, and hammered, lending itself to a wide spectrum of jewelry shapes and textures.The styles are available for chains, necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings and everything from big, bold fashionable designs to intricately detailed crafted masterpiece, its all limited by the designer’s imagination.

Until today Chinese and Indian brides wear jewelry of  24-karat gold on their wedding day to ensure a lifetime of good luck and happiness. Its status endures as a symbol of wealth and prosperity and, a gift of gold jewelry says love and permanence as today as in all the ages

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