Monday, 13 February 2012

Gold In Them Thar' Stalls

In Hyderabad, selling gold leaf paper is big business. We're not sure exactly its end use, but the paper seems to be similar to gold-leaf, with similar applications. It certainly is a popular item around the markets.

A typical stall and stacks of the end product.



The boys in the back room, pounding away at the gold. Careful! A scale: profit hanging in the balance.



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