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© Cartier - Gold jewelry
© Cartier
For thousands of years, gold has been the most sought-after precious metal.

Gold is associated with the sun and countless legends. It inspired the mythical Gold Rush to the West and has been used to craft historic objects since ancient times, such as Tutankhamun's death mask in Egypt.

Gold is the ultimate symbol of wealth and its value remains high. Jewelers and goldsmiths prefer it for its solid but malleable quality. Throughout ages and fashions, goldsmiths have hammered and culpted gold into pieces, combining it with precious stones and letting their imagination run free...




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