Australian Gold Nuggets make very creative jewellery pendants or gold nugget rings.
Australia has gold nuggets from Gold fields of Western Australia to Gold found in Quartz veins in Queensland and Victoria that makes stunning cabochon stones.
Gold nuggets have always been popular with investors, this is because there is a good market worldwide for gold nuggets and most people don’t have $1,000 to buy gold coin or ounce, so everyone has the opportunity to won at least one gold nugget.
The most Famous Australian gold nugget is the Welcome Stranger which was found in Victoria in 1869 and weighed a massive 72 kilos or 2316 oz,at that time it was the largest gold nugget in the world.
Today only 2% of the world gold is found as nuggets as most is alluvial or embedded in quartz or host rock
Larger nuggets over gram are higher in cost per gram price and over 5 grams are also priced higher at premium price.
Gold fossickers charge over 25% extra for gold nuggets over 5 grams.
Most gold nuggets from here are found in quartz veins and high percentage pure gold from 99 to 99.6% which is very high rate of purity.
Gold nuggets found in creeks are worn as the natural movement in river beds smooth the rough edges off.
Gold nuggets are found in Victorias central region of Ballarat and Bendigo are high in gold purity content
Australian nugget gold coin minted by Perth mint is in the Treasures of Australia collection sold out in few weeks after release with the silver coin with gold nuggets.
Perth Mint also produced gold nugget coin in 1987 for the Golden eagle nugget found in 1931.
Treasure of the world also has certified collectors series of gold nuggets and gold coins from Perth mint under limited edition series gold nuggets with alluvial gold dust and silver kookaburra one ounce coin to series of four 1/20 ounce gold coins
The silver coins .50 grams of gold and the gold coins have six granules of gold over one gram,