Category Archives: Gold

Tips To Distinguish Real Jewelry From Fake

Jeweler examining a diamond with a loupe

Humans have spent thousands of years entranced by gemstones and precious metals. In some ways, we’re like fish – we’re attracted to shiny things! That’s why jewelry and gemology are such fascinating subjects with rich histories. It’s also why it’s so difficult to tell the real deal from the imitation. While costume jewelry and diamond […]

Are You Tidying Up Marie Kondo Style?

Marie Kondo Folding Clothes

Over the past few years, the Marie Kondo method of tidying up has exploded in popularity across America. The Japanese tidying guru, as a result of her wildly popular book and Netflix series, has a method that is convincing (typically materialistic) Americans to get rid of dust-gathering junk like never before. If you’re unfamiliar with […]

The Power of Gold Has A Whole New Meaning

Sun Rays

Need another reason to love gold? Everybody’s favorite precious metal might revolutionize the solar energy industry. Scientists at Hokkaido University in Japan have developed a photoelectrode that uses gold to convert far more sunlight to energy than is currently possible. The scientific reports are full of terms like “localized plasmon resonance” and “inlaid depth traps,” […]