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Fool’s Gold, for Real? 10 Quirky Facts About Gold Jewellery!

Did you know? Due to a similar appearance to gold, the mineral pyrite has the nickname fool’s gold. Gold has been one of the most precious metals around the world. And as we all know, it’s on even higher ground in India. A subject of discussion for everyone, Gold is the talk of the town. Whether it is regarding the karat weight, the purity, how to know if it’s real gold or some fun facts about it – the curiosity has got us all. So, to fulfil those pesky thoughts, we’ve rounded up some fun and interesting facts about Gold that you may or may not have heard of! #1. Nearly all of the gold on Earth came from meteorites that bombarded the planet over 200 million years after it formed. #2. Gold metal flakes are a part of many foods and drinks and are still used in some food…

5 Things to Know About Gold Jewellery #melorra

When we think about gold, either we go back in time to our Bollywood movies with tons of gold biscuits or we think of those chunky hand me downs from our grandmothers and to that gold earrings or bangles that our mum would only occasionally wear for those dressy festive soirees! In the Indian context, gold has always been a big part of our lives. Whether it was jewellery shopping with our family or visits to the locker to take a look at the family heirlooms. Furthermore, the first piece of jewellery that was owned by women were a pair of gold earrings in the form of a wire or hoops which were permanently placed when their ears were pierced (which was age 1 or younger, just saying). Knowing the value of gold was a lesson learnt without much thought. However, as the value of gold increased, so did its…

The Ultimate Jewellery Debate – 18kt vs. 22kt gold!

Ever wondered what’s the big difference between 18 karat gold and 22 karat gold? Does the different karats of gold always leave you confused? Not anymore – We heard you! So, let’s settle this, shall we? As an easy solution, we’ve listed all the details and info you’ll need about – 18kt gold versus 22kt gold! So, read on to make your pick! We’ll lay out the pros and cons of 18kt and 22kt gold, as it is. As for who the winner will be? The choice is yours!!! The debate between the two types of gold is going to be legendary. So, let’s get, set and gold ON. Melorra verdict – For folks looking to buy gold from an investment point of view – 22kt is your deal! But, if you want your jewellery with the same kind of lure and want it to be lighter on your pocket…