The gold clips are color anodized for scratch resistance, durability, and cleanliness. The surface treatment is done in an anodized aluminum factory that is handled by a major Japanese cosmetic manufacturer. This clip can be for laundry and also as a bag clip or cafe curtain hook. Heavy gold and shiny clear. It is also popular as a prop for handicrafts such as making paper bands, decorating photos and adding a stylish touch to your home or office. It's made of earth-friendly aluminum!