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Famous diamonds
The Sefadu
The Sefadu is an uncut diamond weighing 620 carats which easily makes it one of the worlds’ largest diamonds. It's owned by Lazare Kaplan, and American diamond company, but its current place is unknown. It is one of the largest rough stone ever found, and the only one of the top stones not to have been cut.
Friday, August 01, 2014
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Panics, Manias and Crashes - Moon Sun Finance
A history of Financial crises since 1761

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Perth Mint Blog
Franz Liszt: the first pop phenomenon
In many ways Franz Liszt was the JustinBieber of his day. It’s been said that Liszt generated such excitement that women would literally attack him: tear bits of his clothing, fight over broken piano strings and locks of his shoulder-length hair. Born in Hungary in 1811, Liszt stood over six feet tall and had flashing brown eyes.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Bix Weir
The Great Silver Mystery...REVEALED! 
Let me start off by saying that what I am going to postulate should not in any way be considered fact...because I am not in possession of proof. I am merely postulating on where all the mystery silver comes from to be sold on the physical silver market. Since the early 2000's almost every serious silver analyst has been pounding the table that there is no above ground silver available and it is the "buy of a lifetime".
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Jan Skoyles - The Real Asset Co
The full guide to Nazi gold and currency war 
This morning’s papers and news-shows are full of the story that in 1939 the Bank of England facilitated the sale of Nazi looted gold, not just once but at least twice during that year. Both times without approval of the British government, despite an attempt to freeze Czech assets. The story of Nazi gold is both fascinating and tragic. We take a look at ‘the greatest robbery of all time’ and draw parallels with the modern day gold migration. What is Nazi gold? Nazi gold is a phrase that refers t
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Gold price management - Bix Weir
The Great Silver Mystery...REVEALED!

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Perth Mint Blog
What’s your weight worth in silver? 
Sometimes known as ‘poor man’s gold’, silver nevertheless has an equally fascinating history. Like its illustrious partner, silver has been associated with wealth and power for thousands of years. Its special properties also made it ideal for coins – hence its use in the oldest mass produced form of coinage.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Crash of the Bank of the United States 
By the fourth quarter of 1930 the trouble with the Bank of United States gave occasion to grave concern. The Bank of United States was a bank which ought never to have existed, and which certainly ought never to have had the name it had. One leading banker of New York went personally to Albany to protest against the giving of such a name to that bank or to any other bank, and was told that there was a political debt to pay.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Gold - Perth Mint Blog
What’s your weight worth in silver? 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Two Sources Of Credit

Monday, July 28, 2014
Henry Hazlitt - Mises.org
England vs. the Price System

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Ludwig Von Mises - Mises.org
The Political Chances of Genuine Liberalism

Sunday, July 27, 2014
Gold Standard - Wall Street Journal
Can the US return to a Gold Standard ? (Alan Greenspan 1981)

Friday, July 25, 2014
Murray N. Rothbard - Mises.org
July 22, 1944 : Bretton Woods and the New Gold Exchange Standard (the U.S.) 1945-1968
The new international monetary order was conceived and then driven through by the United States at an international monetary conference at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, in mid-1944, and ratified by the Congress in July, 1945. While the Bretton Woods system worked far better than the disaster of the 1930's, it worked only as another inflationary recrudescence of the gold-exchange standard of the 1920s and--like the 1920s--the system lived only on borrowed time.
Friday, July 25, 2014
monetary chronicles - Fame.org
Liquidity

Thursday, July 24, 2014
Charleston Voice
Commodity Prices in US Dollars 1831-1881, Gold @US$20.67 
All prices for all commodities were remarkably stable during this period in which gold was fixed at US$20.67 per ounce by the US Treasury from the time of our country's founding. Gold remained at that price until Congress surrendered its authority to the Federal Reserve in 1913. So, an ounce of gold would have exchanged for 20 silver dollars. This means of commerce would have been accurately termed a "Gold Coin Exchange Standard", and NOT a "gold standard", as the money was in the hands of the p
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
Credit Unions 

Monday, July 21, 2014
Thorsten Polleit
Ending the Monetary Fiasco – Returning to Sound Money 
Money plays a key role in facilitating and intensifying the process of civilization. However, this holds true only for free-market money, while with government-controlled fiat money, the opposing tendency comes into operation, namely the process of decivilization.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Antal E. Fekete - Gold University
The Federal Reserve As An Engine Of Deflation (sic!) 
Although the Fed’s open market purchases of securities (always net) affect only the short end of the yield curve directly, through the transmission of risk-free bond speculation they will affect the rest of the yield curve indirectly. Thus the entire spectrum of interest rates will keep falling in consequence of the Fed’s open market purchases of Treasury bills (or equivalent). This is a powerful if unrecognized force in the economy causing a chain-reaction as follows:
Monday, July 21, 2014
Perth Mint Blog
Making A Gold Nugget From Electronic Waste
Ever wondered whether you could recover the gold in electronic waste and make your own nugget? Requiring deadly acids, toxic chemicals and lethal heat, it’s a seriously difficult task – as you’ll see in this BBC sciencevideo.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Gold - Perth Mint Blog
Making A Gold Nugget From Electronic Waste

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Famous diamonds
The De Beers Diamond

Friday, July 18, 2014
Mac Slavo - Shtfplan
  They Will Take Everything If You Don’t Stop Them: Ten Things You Must Do To Defend Yourself 
They will take everything if you don't stop them :Ten Things You Must Do To Defend Yourself At first glance a statement like this brings up thoughts of the government coming for all freedom seeking people. In actuality this is about your neighbors and those in your community that will ruthlessly mob up and literally storm your own home for what you have after a long drawn out disaster, perhaps sooner.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Murray N. Rothbard - Mises.org
The Value-Added Tax Is Not the Answer

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Japan's Gold - Bank of Japan
Japanese Gold reserves, end of last month

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Crisis Watch - Shtfplan
They Will Take Everything If You Don’t Stop Them: Ten Things You Must Do To Defend Yourself

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Investing in Mining Stocks - The Gold Report
Reserves and Resources: A Primer for the Lay Investor

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
USA's Gold
The US Bullion depository

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Perth Mint Blog
  12 astonishing things about gold 
As gold coin makers, we get to work with one of the most amazing materials in the Universe. Here are 12 astonishing features we’ve found cited about precious gold: · Gold is made in supernovas – massive cosmic explosions that hurl out materials which gather together to form planets. · Most of Earth’s gold is buried too deep to be recoverable.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The Disastrous History of Money - USA Gold
The Nightmare German Inflation 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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