Gold is the most malleable and ductile of all metals; a single gram can be beaten

 into a sheet of 1 square meter, or an ounce into 300 square feet.




Gold Nugget # 1

It's .012 inch thick now and doesn't want to flatten any more without breaking up.


I know, I know, it's not pure gold, I didn't anneal it, etc, etc



on to part 2 of Hammered