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probably because of the qualities alkali and alkali earth metals have, i mean it could be a factor.....

secondly every element has ts own unique properties, thus, gold has a uniqueness others dont: malleable, shiny, soft, perfectly alloyed with other metals, resistance to corrosion, conductor of electricity, etc.

this is my answer from the top of my head.

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Q: Why do you use gold for jewelry and not sodium or magnesium?
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Why are silver and gold good metals to use for jewelry and magnesium is not?

Silver and Gold are very unreactive, meaning that they won't tarnish easily, or change colour. Gold is perfect because it never reacts at all where as silver does tarnish, so it isn't as highly prized. Also, Gold and silver don't burn. Burning magnesium is bright enough to blind you

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