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Stay Gold Print

Stay Gold Print

Referencing Robert Frost’s poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” and Susan E. Hinton’s “The Outsiders,” Stellavie’s gold-on-black print reminds us to stay true to ourselves and to maintain quality in our lives. The 27.5″ x 20″ piece is silkscreened on Italian fine art paper with gold ink. Edition of 250 prints, each signed and numbered.

Kintsugi Court

Kintsugi Court

In Japanese art, there’s a process called Kintsugi, a mending method which uses a mix of resin and gold powder to repair objects, accentuating the repair, rather than hiding it. Paying tribute to this tradition, artist Victor Solomon renovated a South L.A. basketball court using a similar method to fill in cracks in the court.

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Aeon Gold Lagio Laptop Desk

Aeon Gold Lagio Laptop Desk

This upscale lap desk upgrades your WFH space even if it’s on the couch. It’s inspired by fancy executive desks, with premium leather work surfaces with gold accents, and adjustable height legs. It can also be upgraded with modules like Bluetooth speakers, a USB reading light, and a power bank. There’s also a matching storage bay.

The Universal Golf Club

The Universal Golf Club

The main difference between all of those irons you carry around in your golf bag is the loft angle of its metal wedge. Stuff Made Here managed to engineer a single, mechanical golf club that could replace of a whole bag of irons. The club can also automatically adjust based on desired distance in the middle of the swing.

The Art of Gold Beating

The Art of Gold Beating

In this vintage 1959 newsreel from British Pathé, we go inside a UK factory where they transformed gold bars into incredibly thin sheets of gold leaf. According to the narrator, a single gold bar could cover 9000 square feet with the leaf it produced. We’ve got tendonitis just watching the guys doing the hand-hammering process.

Good as Gold

Good as Gold

Created by Tobias James and Derek Man of Marble, this darkly comic short film is a modern day take on the tale of King Midas. It tells the tale of two men who stumble across a magical washing machine that can turn anything into gold. But things go rapidly downhill as greed gets the better of them.

Low Poly Gold Lion

Low Poly Gold Lion

Gold lion’s gonna tell me where the light is. Urban hunters, bring the king of the jungle to your home, office, or business with this shiny, low-poly, golden trophy lion head. It measures nearly 3 feet-tall, and is handmade in Ukraine from MDF plywood, paper, and plastic.

Golden Gun Prop Replica

Golden Gun Prop Replica

Factory Entertainment is offering the best replica we’ve seen of the weapon from James Bond’s The Man with the Golden Gun. It has 18kt gold plated components, including a fountain pen, lighter, cigarette case, cufflink, and a “007” inscribed bullet. Comes with a wooden presentation case and a certificate of authenticity.

Rock On Headphone Stand

Rock On Headphone Stand

Give your headphones an appropriate home between listening sessions with this stand from Luckies of London. The hand-shaped stand is posed in the familiar devil’s horns gesture, signifying that you’re ready to rock. It’s made from cast resin with an antique gold finish. We promise Gene Simmons won’t sue you if you buy it.

Bottle Beetle

Bottle Beetle

Pop open your bottles with this big shiny bug that kind of reminds us of The Mummy for some reason. This scarab beetle’s giant horns make quick work of bottle caps, and its gold-plated zinc alloy body is far harder to crush than a real bug beneath your foot.

Can You Forge Solid Gold?

Can You Forge Solid Gold?

To celebrate his 1 millionth YouTube subscriber, metalsmith Alec Steele went out and spent over $4500 on a 100 gram solid gold bar. He then set about the task of seeing if he could apply his forging skills to the notoriously soft metal. We wonder how many dollars he left on his anvil.

Making Sand and Gold Art

Making Sand and Gold Art

Artist Tim Bengel shows off the making of the first of his works from his upcoming Monuments exhibition – an incredible large-scale piece which appears out of nothing, after painstakingly dusting a sticky surface with black and white sand grains and gold leaf.

Casio G-SHOCK GA710

Casio G-SHOCK GA710

Casio is calling the new color schemes on the GA710 “garish” but we just call them “awesome.” The B-Boy inspired gloss black and gold metallic is our fave, but the black/silver and black/blue semi-matte designs are slick too.

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Gold-coated Popcorn

Gold-coated Popcorn

Berco’s bestselling popcorn costs $6 for a bag. But 2 Chainz’s show isn’t called Most Bestsellingest Sh*t, so the Chicago-based shop brought its Billion Dollar Popcorn, which is coated with 23K gold and some expensive salt. It costs $5 for one kernel. Humanity is hopeless.

How Gold Leaf is Made

How Gold Leaf is Made

Gold is the most malleable metal, but it still takes a ton of manual labor to turn it into these silky sheets. This documentary by the Japan Science and Technology Agency shows how Japanese craftsmen painstakingly turn gold bars into gold (alloy) leaves.

Gold Skull Armchair

Gold Skull Armchair

Designed by Harow, creators of the Black Skull Armchair, this very special edition is for supervillains with deep pockets. Its luxurious black velvet seat is surrounded by a handmade steel and fiberglass structure, coated in 24-karat gold, bringing its price to a cool half-mil.

Royal Canadian Mint Tour

Royal Canadian Mint Tour

A few years ago, comedian Rick Mercer toured the Royal Canadian Mint, which refines, stores and makes coins out of gold. While inside, Rick did what the average Joe would do: try and nick some of the shiny stuff.

Brikk Lux Nikon Df Kit

Brikk Lux Nikon Df Kit

The Nikon Df  was already more form than function, but this Brikk’s 24k gold and stingray leather build heavily tips the scale. It comes with a Nikkor 14-24 F/2.8 lens and a Zero Halliburton case, both finished in 24K gold.

Golden Axe

Golden Axe

If the next Bond villain is a hipster, this should be his signature weapon. Man Ready’s decorative axe has a 3.5lb axe head plated in 24-carat gold. Its handle is made of hickory and can be customized in any color.

Win: Morgan Limited Sunglasses

Win: Morgan Limited Sunglasses

Enter for a chance to win these gorgeous limited-edition shades from Capital Eyewear, valued at $250. The Morgan is made from sustainably harvested walnut hardwood, accented with a 14kt. gold upper bridge. (Ends 11/25/13)

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Metal Concert Bracelets

Metal Concert Bracelets

While we sometimes keep our plastic concert wristbands on for an extra day or two, we much prefer these bands by Cast of Vices, which can be had in Sterling silver or gold-plated versions. Also available in leather for just $55 each.

Inside a Gold Bullion Vault

Inside a Gold Bullion Vault

YouTube show Periodic Table of Videos got to see literally tons of gold bars when they went inside one of The Bank of England’s gold vaults. The bank is said to have $315 billion worth of gold.

Stampd’ LA USB Drive

Stampd’ LA USB Drive

For erryday shufflin’ of files. Stampd’ LA’s gold USB drive is obviously not made of the real deal, but it’s 6 times more expensive than regular 4GB flash drives. Because that’s just how you roll.

Octopus Money Clip

Octopus Money Clip

Show them you mean business with Cosmic Firefly’s gold-tone money clip, accented with detailed engraved scrollwork and an awesome shiny octopus emblem.

Golden Playing Cards

Golden Playing Cards

These flashy playing cards come from Japan’s IDEA International, and are made from spill-resistant plastic. Don’t share this with Donald Trump or he might buy out the entire inventory for his casinos.

Urban Gold Miner

Urban Gold Miner

Where do you go for the gold? California? Alaska? The Olympics? How about the gritty sidewalks of NYC’s diamond district? Raffi Stepanian has been cashing in with a butter knife for 27 years now.

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