Fascinating Exhibit on Gold from the Ground Up at the Museum of American Finance

November 23, 2015

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The exhibit “Worth Its Weight: Gold From The Ground Up“ just opened at The Museum of American Finance, showing the ways gold has influenced our everyday lives from the American Gold Rush days to the present, along with its more unexpected uses (like the 18 karat gold Monopoly set). "Worth Its Weight" showcases hundreds of objects from over 40 public and private collections.

The exhibit is divided into three sections: history, everyday usage, and gold as objects of beauty, with treasured objects from the Tiffany & Co. archives, along with a display by jewelry designer Marla Aaron. In a connecting room you will find The Midas Touch of Sidney Mobell, well known for his unusual and quirky gold and jeweled luxury items...


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