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cash cow

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other than gold and silver, are there any other types of money clips made of what you''d consider as precious metals?... specifically, a stronger and more reliable one?...

gold and silver are too soft, especially those with higher fineness... so i''m looking for stronger metal but is still precious....


thanks...
 

coatimundi_org

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Gold seems like the best bet for a strong money clip. If you're worried about gold being too soft use 14k rather than higher karat gold.
 

oldmancoyote

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Not too many other options either - platinum and palladium don''t have "memory", so they have little springiness, except for special alloys such as those used for tension settings. Do you want to spend several ''000s in a custom-made Kretchmer money clip?
 

jewelerman

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Date: 3/9/2009 3:10:56 AM
Author:cash cow
other than gold and silver, are there any other types of money clips made of what you''d consider as precious metals?... specifically, a stronger and more reliable one?...

gold and silver are too soft, especially those with higher fineness... so i''m looking for stronger metal but is still precious....


thanks...
I would look for stainless steel clip with precious metal inlay or attatchments.
 
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