Tiny Gold & Silver Crossbow Still Dangerous Enough to Be Awesome | Gadget Lab | Wired.com
I vote this strangest use of gold and silver ever.
This miniature crossbow is the weapon that Captain Nemo would have used, if he had used tiny, finger-sized weapons. The Mini Crossbow, made by T. Shamir, is fashioned from sterling silver and 22k gold, with the string and bow made from steel. But enough talk. Here it is in action: