Origin: Russia, Australia, USA, Canada, South Africa
Lore: Reference to gold can be found in most of the ancient Hindu, Chinese and Hebrew manuscripts, and in some, such as the Old Testament, it is the first metal mentioned. Gold beads, gold-hafted flint knives, stone jars with gold-covered mouths, gold ornaments, gold jewelry and various golden decorations have been found in the excavations of the most ancient civilizations, in the Neolithic monuments of France, in the Celtic graves of Europe, among the Sumerian relics of Ur, in pre-dynastic monuments and graves of Egypt and among the very ancient remains of Minoan Crete, India and China.
Mystical: Gold can return equilibrium to energy fields, and is beneficial for opening and balancing the third eye and crown chakras. It can also balance the heart chakra. It can remove negative energy from the chakras and bring in the positive from the stones it is with. It has been used to bring wealth, happiness and good feelings. Gold is a mineral of spirituality, understanding, and atunement to nature. It attracts positive energy and is a great healing mineral.