On 06/11/2014 19:04, Cousin Ricky wrote:
> "Bald Eagle" <cre### [at] netscapenet> wrote:
>> You could see if you could get gold leaf from an art supply store - they (still)
>> use it for gilding high-end frames. Maybe see if a coin shop will let you
>> photograph something. Then there is the obvious jewelry store or maybe less
>> obvious - precious metal refinery. I suppose the same goes for silver - and I
>> know a LOT of people who are heavily into silver rounds, since the US Federal
>> Reserve Note is becoming more & more worthless by the moment...
> I am on a fixed income, so I have to guard my savings carefully. I've already
> blown too much on what, in retrospect, I should have seen as cash sinkholes.
> Another question I thought of: Is there a significant difference in appearance
> between pure gold and the 14K gold used in jewelry?
Yes, There is even a significant difference between 18k, 14k and 9k
And plated is even more recognizable.
IQ of crossposters with FU: 100 / (number of groups)
IQ of crossposters without FU: 100 / (1 + number of groups)
IQ of multiposters: 100 / ( (number of groups) * (number of groups))
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