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Cool gifts made of money

If you're looking for a special gift with a tiny price tag, consider giving money.

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No, not a check or a crisp, big bill stuffed into a greeting card -- a gift made out of money.

And gifts of money can be worth much more than the paper they're printed on.

Bracelet artist Tammy Easterling says that for her, money was the cheapest material available. "Using pennies was cheaper than wasting my store-bought copper," she says.

A little Web surfing can lead you to an array of coins and greenbacks recycled into jewelry, unique cards and clever origami.

Gifts of money  
 
 
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