The Junk About Gold

From the first smelting by the Egyptians circa 3,600 BC, through it’s use in the civilised worlds first currency, the California Gold rush of 1848 to its present days use in Jewellery, medicine, electronics and as an investment vehicle, Gold has mesmerised the human race. Although the origins of our affection to Gold is lost in ancient history there are plenty of examples throughout history of usefulness, value and intoxicating qualities of Gold.

This site will try to give you and overview of what Gold is, its history, what it’s used for and maybe hint at why it’s so damn attractive.