Get Stacking!

Get Stacking!

Did you know that people used to weave their gold and silver wealth into chains they could wear, then snap off links to pay for things? Doing so allowed people to carry their wealth on their bodies when traveling, safer than carrying it in a bag or trunk, and it's a lot easier to pay for items with small, same sized links, than by shaving mystery sized bits off a gold or silver bar or ingot, and trusting someone else's scale to weigh it.

In these turbulent times, a lot of people are 'stacking' gold and silver bars and ingots as a way to protect their wealth from devaluation. While that's a good idea, it's not as good an idea as weaving it into chains that can be worn and spent, link by precisely weighed link, should that become desirable or even necessary in the future. Things are seriously strange in the world right now and none of us knows just how bad it's going to get before it gets better. That's what prepping is all about; it's not betting on things going bad, it's putting something aside, just in case.

If you're new here and you're interested in learning to weave chain for the purposes of stacking, you can start with a simple 1-in-1 chain, and our Apprentice Guide is all the instruction you'll need. If you enjoy it (you probably will) and / or have a lot of wealth to weave, you might want to learn more.

If you're interested, you can read more about this topic in a previous post called Wear It!

Example: The Dragonscale collar in this poster weighs 11.6 troy ounces and is made up of two ring sizes, 1140 of each.

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