The types solomonadams famous myth of the Golden fleece has under itself a real basis. The fact is that in the Caucasus, gold was extracted by immersing the skin of a sheep in the waters of the rivers where there was gold. Small grains of gold settled on the skin, after which it acquired a characteristic Golden color. Such a hide was extremely expensive.
In General, pure gold has a well-saturated yellow color, although the jewelry industry does not really favor such gold, because
the softness of this metal is quite high. All jewelers are used to working with alloys that contain a certain amount of gold. In this regard, there are three main alloys: red, yellow and white. Continue reading