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Precious Metal Cars: Fact or Fiction?

Precious Metal Cars: Fact or Fiction?

The Internet has many photos of cars that are completely plated in silver or gold. But are the photos real? Read on to find out.

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The Gold Man of Pimpri

The Gold Man of Pimpri

Gold is very popular in the country of India as a status symbol. In fact, one businessman from Pimpri wears a 22k gold shirt!

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The Beauty of Shakudo

Shakudō is an alloy of gold and copper that produces a visually striking patina. Learn more about shakudō crafting in this article.

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Alchemy and Chrysopoeia

Alchemy and Chrysopoeia

People once sought to transmute base metals into gold through the study of alchemy. This proto-science led the way for modern studies like chemistry.

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The Life of a Gold Rush

The Life of a Gold Rush

Gold rushes all start and end nearly the same way. Mining efforts start very small, but they eventually peak and die out according to these steps.

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Columbian Colored Gold

Columbian Colored Gold

Engineers from Columbia have formulated a new process to create a new gold alloy. The new gold comes in a range of beautiful colors.

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