Since the Dawn of Time, Man has sought gold. While other precious metals and stones are popular, gold remains the standard in many nations -- that is where the phrase "the gold standard" comes from, in fact. Almost all other valuables are compared to gold to determine their worth, making gold not just practical, but necessary, to some lines of work.
Of course, gold also makes a nice gift and a great investment. You can have it delivered right to your door, bank, or vault, in either ingot form or as gold coins. If you don't know much about it, US Gold Bureau's helpful experts are there to help.