How many different uses for gold do you know and take advantage of?
When you think of different ways to use gold, what do you think of? Most just think of using gold for the financial aspect. Although it can be one of the best investments you can make financially. In this post, you’re going to discover 10 of the best uses for gold that could help you survive.
Survival Uses For Gold
- Space Technology
- Make Glass
NASA is known to use gold in their operations. They use it in their space shuttle circuitry to be a connector and a conductor. One of the attributes of gold that makes it used for purposes like this is its dependability. It works. It works like gold.
You may be surprised to hear that gold is used in nearly all laptops and desktop computers. Similar to why NASA will use gold to act as a conductor and connector. Computer companies use gold in their machines for nearly the same purpose.
As with computers, many of your electronic devices have gold inside them.
This is one of the most important uses of gold, if not the most important. I talk a lot about investing in gold for preparedness in the financial survival category here at The Survival Journal.
Investing in gold is can be one of the best decisions you can make for your long-term financial survival plan. Gold has been, is, and will always be a precious and scarce resource. It will always have value.
When the dollar collapses, you’ll wish you had some gold. For more information, see my post on whether or not you should invest in gold during a recession.
Gold is often used in the process of making glass. It performs well as a pigment. When using gold for glass making, it produces a vibrant hue color effect on the finished product. Only a small amount of gold is needed for this so it works well.
Of course, jewelry is on the list.
One of the more known ways to use gold is to wear it. It being the bright, vibrant, and valuable material makes it the perfect material for jewelry.
I’ve been known to wear a pair of golden cufflinks.
Gold Leaf and Gliding
A gold leaf is made when you take gold and press it into thin sheets. Gliding is commonly used with gold because the metal is malleable, making it ideal for this. In fact, gold is the only mineral that can be flattened to the degree of thousands of an inch in thickness.
Gold is used in hospitals as a source of radiation for cancer treatments.
Similar to the appeal by using gold for jewelry. You want trophies to be prestigious and somewhat valuable in and of itself. Gold is the perfect trophy material.
Have you ever thought about having a mouth full of gold?
Gold is used in specific types of alloys. Gold is used because no other metal has been found to work better for this purpose.
Now you know more than one way to use gold for survival purposes. Not just surviving financially, but you know the medical and electronic uses for gold as well.
Do you use gold for anything unique?