Elephants represent strength, fidelity, long memory, patience, wisdom, conjugal felicity. Gold is the sun: illumination; the self-luminous; the quality of sacredness; wisdom; durability and the equilibrium of all metallic properties; nobility; honour; superiority and wealth.
Chinese: Gold represent harmony; the sun, the yang. In Chinese alchemy gold is the cinnabar; the essence of the heavens.
Hindu: Gold represents light; immortality, a form of the gods, a life-giver.