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The romance of silver and gold

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Keith Hale16/01/2021 13:02:26
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The Incas hoarded much silver and gold. You couldn't leave the planet without it.

The metals were held in high esteem.

Silver was referred to as " the tears of the moon"

Gold was known as " the sweat of the sun"

Being an old romantic myself, I prefer silver!

Keith

Bob Stevenson16/01/2021 13:08:02
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Yes, but as I recall, the Spaniards werent particularly grateful even as they carted it all away!

JA16/01/2021 13:14:56
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Did they, the Incas and the Spanish, use silver and gold for soldering?

JA

Steviegtr16/01/2021 20:39:02
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I was looking for some scrap gold to make some rings with. Not a chance. Silver is pretty cheap at the moment, Gold through the roof.

Steve.

John Haine16/01/2021 23:09:32
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Posted by Keith Hale on 16/01/2021 13:02:26:

The Incas hoarded much silver and gold. You couldn't leave the planet without it.

.....

Keith

Taking lots of gold and silver with you must make it harder to lift off...

Hopper17/01/2021 02:18:45
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Posted by John Haine on 16/01/2021 23:09:32:
Posted by Keith Hale on 16/01/2021 13:02:26:

The Incas hoarded much silver and gold. You couldn't leave the planet without it.

.....

Keith

Taking lots of gold and silver with you must make it harder to lift off...

But you can't cross the river if you don't pay the ferryman.

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