Found 7 Articles for Precious Metals & Stones

Difference between Casting and Forging

Vineet Nanda
Updated on 11-Jul-2022 08:24:14
Casting and forging are popularly used in various industries, although they are very different. They are usually used to create parts and components of industries.What is Casting?The casting process involves pouring molten metal into a hollow cavity mold and cooling it to form a solid part. Various types of casting are based on the casting process, Molding materials, and Filling pressures. And the main metal casting methods are Die casting, Sand casting, Investment casting, Permanent mold casting, Centrifugal casting, Shell molding, Lost foam casting, Plaster mold casting, Gray iron, Cast iron, Gravity casting, Plaster, and Lost wax casting.Sand casting − ... Read More

What pleases women more- flowers or jewellery?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
FlowersFlowers are the first love of girls. If a fragrant rose is gifted to her, she will surely blush and her cheeks will reflect her inner state of happiness. Thus, they are cheap yet not so unthoughtful natural beauties (flowers) can bring a smile to the natural beauties (females).JewelleryTo add some sparkle to this life of theirs, one can even gift a collection of personalized jewellery gifts for them. A statement ring makes the perfect present and the good news is that it doesn't cost the earth. Rings are the perfect Diwali as well as Christmas gift ideas for women ... Read More

Which is the biggest market for precious metals in India?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Zaveri Bazaar is the oldest gold market in India and objects made of silver like napkin rings, picture frames in old silver can be bought from this market. Zaveri Bazaar, as the name suggests, is a jewellery market, to the north of Crawford Market.LocationIt is located close to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus and there are a number of trains that stop at this station. One can easily reach Zaveri Bazaar by boarding a local bus from the railway station or by an auto-rickshaw.Big brands such as 'Tanishq' and 'Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri' can be found here but here there are no shopping ... Read More

Which is the most precious metal found in India?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
A precious metal is a rare naturally occurring metal of high economic value. Earlier precious metals were used as a form of currency, but now they are regarded as investment options and also used for industrial purposes.Characteristics of Precious MetalThe precious metals are less chemically reactive than the other elements, thus these are also called noble metals.They are ductile that means they can be easily converted into wires.There are highly lustrous, so possess brilliant shine.Most Precious Metal In IndiaPlatinum is the most precious metal and it comes in the category of heavy metals with a large atomic number, and hence ... Read More

Why is gold jewellery more preferred over silver jewellery?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Gold as a precious metal is used widely in making jewellery items and it is preferred over other metals such as silver, platinum, etc. for jewellery pieces due to various reasons.Reasons for Choosing Gold Over SilverGold is more lustrous than silver, hence attractive.Value of gold being more makes it more of a luxury item than silver which is less in value than the former.Yellow color since antiquity has been more preferred than White. So, must be gold more desirable.Gold is non-corrosive. No rust, no wear, and tear as in silver. Thus, it maintains its shine and looks always and is ... Read More

Do gold ornaments serve any other purpose other than being symbols of wealth and vanity?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The usage of Gold has been there for a long time in the society that nearly 175, 000 tons of gold have been mined since the beginning of civilization. Of all the metals available, women have a much intense attachment towards Gold. Of all the world’s current gold consumption, India imports one-quarter of the global supply. In Indian weddings, it is the quantity of gold jewelry worn by a bride that stands as a symbol of the opulence of the bride’s family.Anything Else?Buying Gold is mostly considered as an act of investment. Gold jewelry can serve the dual purpose of ... Read More

Is gold a metal, non-metal, or a metalloid? Why is it so expensive?

Om Sharma
Updated on 28-Apr-2022 06:25:32
Undoubtedly, gold is a metal. It is a part of the transition metals and fall in the same periodic table column in which the next other two precious metals-Silver and Copper-sit. Since the members of the group in which gold is found are frequently used to generate money, the whole group has been termed, the ‘Coinage Metal’.Why Is It High-Priced?Being relatively rare in the crust of the earth is one of the major reasons why gold is high-priced. Besides, its sublime value in creating jewelry adorns it with the badge of 'expensive'. Obviously, the rarity of this highly precious metal ... Read More