Over the last decade or two, the price of gold has increased rapidly. This has only increased the love of giving a newborn an item of gold, an item to keep for life, that's valuable in monetary terms as well as the value which is attached to a gift given in love. Gold baby bracelets, in particularly have always been a popular gift from someone who feels the great joy of the birth of a newborn. Boys as well as girls, are given an item of gold, which is then worn for all their special occasions in their first year or two of life, their christening, their first birthday, their baby portraits, and then carefully wrapped and placed somewhere safe and secure. Gold baby bracelets are easy to store and should only require a buff up when the time comes to pass the gift on to the next generation. Some gold baby bangles and bracelets are kept for many generations, their sentimental and their monetary value increasing with every year.