Story of Meissen(Meißen) Porcelain, the White Gold of Dresden
Augustus II the Strong, the Elector Prince of Saxony and the King of Poland was an avid patron of arts and decided that Dresden would be the cultural center. He also had a great liking for gold, real yellow ones. His great love, bordering on avarice, resulted in him recruiting a young alchemist work on the Goldmacher Tinktur or the Gold making formula to convert base metals to gold.
This post has been updated with latest content in July, 2023
You may say, oh not another of those stories but hold your horses. .