Tagged: China


Much like Native Americans, the Chinese had their own version of wampum. Cowrie shells that had been polished and smoothed, were used for trade and other forms of payment for goods and services. Over time, the Chinese began to carve more pronounced circular shells, drill large holes through the middle and eventually bronze them to help… Read more »


The world is a firm lover of gold but not many have seen such a fierce rise in the industry status as China. Since 2013, China has held the #1 spot for gold mining and production, stimulating a major boost in the middle class population, rising incomes, and an ever-rapidly developing urban environment across the country… Read more »

The Five Luckiest Coins

Legends all over the world cast coins not only as forms of currency, but as good luck charms as well. There are coins that supposedly make you lucky and rich, and ward off disease and bad luck. If you love coins, and are looking for a little luck, you may want to pick up one… Read more »