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The Pot of the Gold at the End of the Rainbow

March 15, 2011 06:04

Every time you see a rainbow, do you look to see where it begins and where it ends?  We've all heard the “pot of gold” story since we were young, but where does that legend come from?  It dates back to Old Europe, where the Irish will tell you "fairies put a pot of gold at the end of each rainbow with leprechauns guarding it."  It's folklore that has become part of the symbolism of St. Patrick's Day, March 17th, when many celebrate Irish culture and count themselves as “Irish” just for wearing a little of "the Green."

Clearly Irish culture and folklore appreciates and recognizes the value of gold and the lure of the precious yellow metal.  Of course, few of us will find a literal pot of gold during our lifetime, but many people will have extra bits of scrap gold and other precious metals around their homes and businesses.  The best way to reap the benefits and gain the Luck of the Irish at any time during the year is to turn in your scrap precious metals for remelting and then recirculate that value into your business and the economy.  It takes any "luck" out of the equation in your success because you're reaping the benefits of your own hard work.

Manhattan Gold & Silver is a B2B company specializing in remelting and refining scrap precious metals for dentists, pawnbrokers, jewelry shop owners and others who use these metals in their work.  We wish everyone a happy St. Patrick’s Day and luck finding a pot of gold.

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