7 Golden Things
Gold is at the root of many a myth, in which it has represented the sun, untold riches and even divinity. A universal status symbol since ancient times, the metal's beauty, tactility and malleability have long made it the most desirable material in human adornment.
Here, seven things in gold:
This ceremonial collar, the Shannongrove gorget, was discovered in an Irish bog in the 18th century and now is at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. From the lat...