6 Simple charts that explain India’s love for gold

History and facts | Fun Facts 18 Jul 2017

India has loved gold for thousands of years. Here are some great examples where gold makes an appearance in our daily lives.

 

  1. As Good as Gold
  2. The Many Uses of Gold
  3. Something to Lean on
  4. Ever in Demand
  5. East Or West…
  6. Worth Beyond Measure

Gold Glossary

Streedhan

Refers to any gold or other gifts given to a woman in India either in her childhood, before marriage, after marriage, or at any point in her life. The ownership of Streedhan rests completely with the receiver of the gift. Thus, the gold cannot be touched without her permission.

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