Tag Archives: precious metals

Monarchical Silver

Historically, in England and elsewhere, silver was and still is a precious metal that only the very rich could afford. Since most of the land’s wealth belonged to the monarchy prior to more egalitarian spread, silver objects were made by monarchs, noblemen and some traders as gifts for services rendered, marriages or as trading gifts.… Read More »

Yellow Glitter

The most magical and precious of metals, emblem of prosperity universally reverred and even in the reflected glow of Chinese philosophy rife with the symbolism of phonetic similarities, gold as a metal, as jewellery or as another object that is called by the same name in dialect – Cantonese for orange and gold sound the… Read More »