Here is a golden image of the sun: radiant, gleaming and full of life. To pay tribute to this celestial orb, how much gold has been worked by mankind throughout the ages?

To take an apt quote from the Metropolitan catalog: Throughout history, gold has always had the power to dazzle: It is beautiful, luminous, and rare. The first people who plucked a nugget of gold from a riverbed must have thought it was a piece of the sun that had fallen to earth. Indeed, the people of many cultures believed that gold was related to the sun and fire, and they made it the symbol of their most powerful gods.”

Makes you want to jump right back into Alchemy 101!

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