Earlier, we reported on how gold-plated tungsten bars found their way to New York City’s Diamond District.While the production of such bars seems sophisticated, the bars are evidently not difficult to acquire.
A reader forwarded us a link to the website for ChinaTungsten Online Manu. & Sales Corp., where can you purchase them directly.
The site advertises:
People have discovered that tungsten is environmental-friendly, durable and hardness, the most important is that its density of 19.25g/cm3 is just about the same density as gold (19.3g/cm3), which bears the similar specific gravity. These advantages make tungsten alloy golden bar and gold-plated tungsten bar enjoys the superiority to be the best golden substitution for the costly metal of gold or platinum.
Among the uses listed for such an object:
- “If you are a broker in stock, manager in a big bank or insurance company, you can use Chinatungsten gold–plated tungsten alloy bar engraved with your company’s name as souvenirs to your VIP customers. It is a very decent present without costing too much, and also could attract more customers for your business.
- Gold-plated tungsten alloy bar is the best choice if you are a gold dealer and attend some trade fair or put your gold products in the showcase. In case your real gold being stolen, you can choose gold substitution, gold-plated tungsten alloy bar to reduce any possible loss.
Ordering information is on the site.
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