The World of Gold {Infographic}

December 19, 2012 - by Preeti

We are thrilled to launch our first infographic!

In every South Asian wedding there is one thread of commonality: gold. No wedding is ever complete without gifting and receiving gold.

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Even for birthdays, anniversaries, and financial savings, Asians have long dominated the world of gold.

From Egypt's usage of gold for burial and currency to today's gold in semiconductors. No metal, no element has influenced civilization like gold.

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{Thanks to Something So Sam for creating it.}

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