Gold a precious metal in high demand. So the brakes never stopped since the renowned "Gold Rush" of 1849, so there was (and still is) gold up in the mountains, in 2014 over 200 mines with 3,000 reserves in the U.S. alone and seems to be all across the world in record numbers. Digging or mining is quite a bit bigger today and for amazing reasons. Beyond the point of 70% of Gold used in beautiful jewelry, it's also demanded in markets of technology, energy, medical (not just dental, scientifically used in cancer cells of patients as the radiation can kill it off) and others. Even more amazing to fathom Astronauts use it in their helmets to reflect sun-rays. This precious metal fascination has quite a value also a global popular commodity in record great demand. Gold is soft, does not rust which brings us to an excellent conductor of electricity and is very non-reactive with air, water and most other substances, meaning it won't corrode or tarnish. Even more amazing you can even eat it, but why would one want a piece truly delectible piece of chocolate with gold leaf when you could wear it year round to accent any and everything. Salerno Pawn & Jewelry has quite an impressive history with the making of jewelry as a second generation high demand designer from stores, distributors, retailer and others in the U.S. and outside. We know amazing precious jewelry and love to share your excitement when buying great jewelry that will last a lifetime for generations to come, like heirlooms for your family. Stop in to see our excellent selection of rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, pendants and other top quality gold items at excellent prices or you can tell us what you are looking for and we can make your vision come to life with our experience and expertise.