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21 Mar 2023 01:11:40 EDT (-0400)
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From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 6 Nov 2014 13:05:02
Message: <web.545bb828eb5f822985de7b680@news.povray.org>
"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?

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