Making Gold Leaf in Mandalay in Myanmar by SilkStarHolidays.com

Making Gold Leaf in Mandalay in Myanmar by SilkStarHolidays.com

Gold leaf is still made in Myanmar in the old fashioned way. Workers methodically pound down a 22k gold nugget using the sledge hammer and the energy from their arms and backs to create the final product. This is a video of gold leaf workers producing the finished gold leaf product at a small factory which is located in downtown Mandalay.

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