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'The first time I bought gold'

October 21, 2011 15:57 IST
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Tell us about your first experience buying/investing in gold.

It's always special, purchasing your first piece of jewellery with your own money.

Whether for investment purposes or as a luxurious indulgence, it's a mark of success and coming of age in our country when one can afford to pay for gold.

With Dhanteras coming up on October 24, the customary purchases of precious metals and jewellery are sure to give the markets a boost.

And whether or not you intend to spend this year, we want you to tell us about the first time you bought gold.

Why did you buy it? Was it for you or for a gift for someone else? How much did you spend? What did it feel like, shelling out for such an expensive commodity?

Write in to us and tell us all about your experiences at and we'll publish the best stories right here on


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