Metal Mouth Brits Turn Old Braces into Jewelry

 - Dec 21, 2009
References: telegraph & stylelist
Here’s a new way to make some extra cash: keep your used gold braces and sell them to take advantage of rising gold prices. You could also do as some Brits do, and turn your braces into jewelry.

According to, some Brits with braces are selling their used braces to gold dealers. Apparently, they can earn up to $160 USD with the recent jump in the value of gold on the market. Other metal mouth Brits are turning their braces into jewelry by melting them after they have been removed. So I guess we can call them ‘precious metal mouths’ from now own!