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since its first discovery by primitive man, gold
has been treasured for its unmatched luster, beauty and value. Today,
continues to enjoy widespread appeal as an investment and storehouse of
Gold is an internationally recognized monetary and financial asset held
reserve by all governments.
nuggets are the most common - gold with
special formation such as crystalline structures are far more rare and
valued higher. (we have some in stock with quartz in the matrix).
in general are quite rare.
-- Gold is one of the world's most precious metals.
-- All of the gold in the world could be compressed into an 18-yard
is about 1/10 the mass of the Washington Monument.
-- It is recorded that only 88,000 tons of gold have been taken from the
since recorded history, leaving far more yet to be discovered.
-highly in demand by jewelers and artisans for their creations.
nuggets are some of the finest mineral specimens
in the world. Each gold nugget is highly unique and has its special own
character. Gold nuggets sell for a higher price than the gold spot price
they are considered gemstones and are far more rare than gold flake or
dust. Most of the bullion that is traded on the market is made from gold
melted down to form coins or bars; a full 98% of the world's gold is in
form of gold dust and not gold nuggets. You can expect to pay a premium
in raw nugget form. (Gold found in rivers and streams are known as
gold" while the gold found in bodies of ore and veins are known as
Why Gold Nuggets are in Demand
It is estimated that less than 2
percent of the world’s gold supply remains in the form of natural
of the world's governments strictly control the search and sale of
nuggets. Much of the gold found in the last 2 centuries have been melted
to form bullion bars and coins. Tragically the largest gold specimens
found met the same fate and have been lost forever. Gold nuggets
continue to be
found across the world - with each locale producing a variety of color
purity. Some of the most sought after nuggets come from Australia, The
States and Canada. In the United States large gold nugget resources are
primarily located in Alaska, California and Oregon. Only a handful of
produce gold on an industrial scale. Nuggets are becoming increasingly
more difficult to find.
Did you know that a 5 carat diamond is
easier to find than a 1 ounce gold nugget? Currently it is largely left
the lone prospector to toil to find these nuggets and maintain the
past centuries. It is for this reason that the discriminating collector
still obtain gold nuggets in a variety of sizes, colors and textures.
rarity of larger gold in nugget form and the fact that most gold is
to form bullion bars or coins provides the uniqueness of nuggets and
contributes to the romantic allure of gold in its natural form.
purchase entitles you to:
ONE GRAIN weight of
which will equal ONE or several GOLD NUGGETS.
The nuggets will be
randomly selected from the pictured lot.(please ask us if you desire ONE
or several,we will try to accommodate you).
beautiful golden hues of this lot.The more
you buy the more variety you will get since they are all different.
You decide how many you
would like to purchase:
buy one lot or ALL lots.
condition : As pictured.
The items pictured have been magnified many
times to show texture and details.
randomly select the gold nuggets
from the sample picture.there are some larger nuggets up to 3 grains each,if
you buy several lots you can ask for a larger nugget.
Investors,collectors and jewelry creations like
1.5mm to 4mm depending on the nugget.
Weight: One GRAIN , you may receive one nugget or several which will
total one grain.
You can request if you want only
one nugget or if you want us to fit up to 5 nuggets per grain(lot).
have described the origin of this lot to the best of my ability and
provided detailed photos and measurements of same. Therefore, it is the
Buyer's responsibility to insure that this item is correct for their
particular application.There is not refund on gold,we double check the
quantity before shipping.
HANDLING CHARGES -
Any order or sale under 25$ we can
accept to ship without a tracking
number : $3.95 Canada / $4.75 United States.
All orders 25$
and up must be shipped registered mail with insurance at the following
all Canadian provinces: 11.85$
Continental USA - US$14.95.