How can you melt gold at room temperature?

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Maybe you have gold jewelry that you want to sell.You are an artist or jewelry designer who wants to create a new design by melting gold.It is possible to melt gold at home, but you should always take care because it requires extreme heat.

Cut a hole in a large baking potato and use it to melt gold.If you want to remove any impurities from your gold, put a pinch of borax into the potato.Next, put your gold in the potato.Put the potato in a microwave oven that has a magnetron on the side or back.Start your microwave and watch for liquid gold.You can find more information on melting gold, including buying and using an electric furnace.Did the summary help you?