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For those who have everything: These staples are made of 14-karat gold

Staples made of 14-karat gold — and more in our collection of bizarrely elite consumer products

"Well, yes, $118 is a lot for 24 staples," wrote New York magazine. But these Oooms Staples are plated in 14-karat gold, suggesting innovative uses — like turning one into a lapel accent on a blazer and another into the sole fastener on a master's thesis.