India’s Love Affair with Gold

India is now one of the fastest growing country on earth and also the world’s biggest consumer of gold. In India, gold is the symbol of wealth, status as well as worship to God. They even have a special day annualy to buy gold.

60 Minutes: India's Love Affair with Gold
^ 60 minutes’ documentary on India’s tradition on Gold.

“No gold, no wedding”.

Almost half of the gold that Indians buy each year is jewelry bought for a wedding. “No gold, no wedding” is a famous saying dated as old as the culture itself. CBS 60 Minutes have an intensive coverage on this topic which caught my attention. It is an eyes opening documentary which explains the number of goldsmith we have in Brickfields and Jalan Masjid Jamek.

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