No doubt the heirloom ring or necklace your beloved grandmother passed down to you is priceless. Blame sentimental value primarily, yes, but also the simple fact that it's made of good ol' gold! Did you know that, as of this writing, an ounce of the precious metal can cost all the way up to nearly $1400? That's approximately P72,090, mind you.
A jawdropping price with good reason, the process proves. Below, click play to watch exactly how pure gold is refined. It's positively hypnotizing. And, if you've always wondered what happens to broken, cracked, or castoff pawnshop jewelry, this video has your answer!