1927: An Artificial Synthesis Of Gold?

You Be The Judge The select processes presented here, presumably appertaining to research and development of Jollivet Castelot, are facsimiles of photocopied excerpts once written out longhand by W.L.V…these are taken from a 20th-century French text, concerning Castelot, translated to English. This research is in character, considered to be worthy of publishing for the conceivable, intrinsic value. Inasmuch as it is not the goal of alchemists to lust vicariously after texts extolling transmutations to make gold, nevertheless, these experiments were found to be of alchemical interest back in the 1920s. Was Castelot on to something of an alchemical nature? In the increase of the gold found in the metals used he may have manipulated the seed of gold. A. M.W. House [Here is the text starting at page 125.] HOW I SUCCEEDED IN MAKING GOLD ACCORDING TO THE PROCESS OF MR. JOLLIVET CASTELOT – December 1925 By A. Ballandras […] Read More

1697: On the Philadelphian Gold

A Conference betwixt Philochrysus and Philadelphus On the Philadelphian Gold. Philochrysus: This was upon me to ask you. You may remember then that you told me how the description of your city which we then read, was more literal, than is easy to be believed, and withal more mystical than it is possible for the wisest of mortals to comprehend. And in particular you told me that it was built first of true and substantial Gold; secondly of fine Gold; thirdly of transparent or glassy Gold; and fourthly of living Gold. I desire now that you would answer me to all these particulars in order. Do you then say that this city is built of true Gold, and that it is not only metaphorically said to be built of Gold? Is it as real and substantial, is it as visible and palpable, and has it as many good qualities as […] Read More