#AllGoldEverything: Why You Should Be Wearing Gold.

Anyone who knows Vashtie knows that she loves her Gold. Vashtie Kola is synonymous to gold. It is as if she has the mineral pumping in her veins. Well..maybe not that extreme, but you know what I mean. Back in January of last year, Vashtie gifted herself with new Gold pieces for christmas. Vashtie even collaborated with Casio G-Shock, creating a limited edition all gold ladies watch.Of course, gold looks good on any complexion of skin, as the fashion trend have been around for centuries.  But did you know that wearing Gold can also benefit your health? A lot of people don’t know that gold actually have healing properties.

When you think of Gold, you probably think of Mr. T and all of his gold rope chains or even Bravo’s Shahs of Sunset’s Asa Soltan and her admiration for everything Gold. It’s believed if you placed 24 karat Gold on a wound, that not only will it help heal the wound, but also control possible infection. Gold has anti-bacterial properties, which means it not only destroys bacteria, but also stops its ability to reproduce. Gold also have the ability to increase blood circulation, coining it as heart-friendly. In the 19th century, Pregnant women would wear a gold chain around their abdomen, to help influence the heart of the unborn child.

Women from ancient history clearly knew what super powers Gold consist of, because they most certainly lived by it.  The Queen of China’s ancient Ch’ing dynasty used a massage roller made of pure gold on her face daily. While Egypt’s Queen Cleopatra slept in a gold mask every night, a beauty regimen that was responsible her radiant skin. Gold still has it’s medicinal uses even to this day. Dermatologists not only uses, but often suggests gold for skin care uses.

Wearing gold can benefit you both internally and externally, whether you are looking for tighter and supple skin or even to attract more wealth. In many cultures those who believes in the power of gold, wears the metal to attract happiness, luck and even love. In the Indian and Persian Culture, wearing Gold jewelry prevents dark energy from entering the body. Protecting the wearer from negative energies and offering spiritual healing is also provided from wearing gold. Gold denotes prosperity, wealth and royalty, a belief that has already been established in ancient China, Indian and Persia. Its said as long as a woman wears a gold ring on her left hand and a man on his right hand, you are sure to attract both luck and prosperity.

Gold has been around since the beginning of time, rappers from the 70s and 80s all knew how significantly important it was. The more Gold you wore, the more rich you appeared. However, as we approached the 21st century, Gold became outdated while platinum chains with diamonds became more popular. Although Gold may have lost its eminence in the hip-hop game, it didn’t lose its overall value. Vashtie not only wears her gold everyday, she lives by it. Whether you see her wearing gold around her neck, on her hands or even her on grills,  she has managed to integrate it to her brand and lifestyle.

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A big believer in the advancement of the culture, Megan Ambers supports celebrating the trailblazers in the game. Prior to starting her own pop culture website, Megan worked a number of years as both a staff writer and Public Relations specialist. It's time to push society forward and embrace a new way of thinking.

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