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GOLD. A metal used in making money, or coin. It is pure when the metal is unmixed with any other. Standard gold, is gold mixed with some other metal, called alloy. Vide Money.

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Hilliard was famed for his attention to costume and jewellery, and used paint made from powdered gold and silver, explaining in his Treatise that limning 'works the metals Gold or Silver with themselves which so enriches and ennobles the work that it seems to be the thing it self even the work of God and not of man'.
There is a Japanese practice called kintsukuroi, meaning "golden repair." Kintsukuroi is the art of repairing broken pottery with powdered gold or platinum mixed with lacquer, so that the repair reflects the history of breakage.
Sharjah: A man was arrested at Sharjah International Airport for attempting to smuggle out powdered gold worth Dh100,000 in a food supplement bottle.