Forgive silly question...

Discussion in 'Jewelry' started by JBo, Aug 14, 2020.

  1. JBo

    JBo Active Member

    Can I fly with flatware in my carry on luggage?

    Including dinner + butter knives — but not sharp...
     
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  2. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    You can't in the EU or UK.
     
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  3. blooey

    blooey Well-Known Member

    gotto go into checked bags.
     
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  4. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    I think the weight would be too much for your tiny wings...:hilarious:
     
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  5. JBo

    JBo Active Member

    Ugh — would i be crazy to put silverware in my checked luggage?
    Candlesticks??

    Can I bring forks + spoons on the plane?
     
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  6. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    Not crazy...unless you believe in your heart that they will be stolen...
    spoons , i'd think....forks...maybe not.
     
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  7. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

    Can you ship them instead?
     
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  8. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Are we talking about things of value? Or just things?

    Debora
     
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  9. JBo

    JBo Active Member

    Silver — flatware, candlesticks, a pitcher + bowl, some cups...
     
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  10. JBo

    JBo Active Member

    I can — I just hadn’t thought that it would be necessary...until I started putting things in my bag and realized — some are pointy! Some are heavy!

    I have never mailed anything if value. I worry about it getting lost or stolen...
     
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  11. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    A few years back, I packed in my carry-on an old wooden jewelry box with stuff of Mom's that was becoming mine, mostly jewelry, but included a sterling youth size fork and knife set that belonged to my grandfather's sister as a child. The blade of the knife was not at all "pointy" but when my bag came out of the xray scanner, 2 TSA guys swooped it up for inspection. When they finally got to the offending piece, they realized their mistake, apologized, but then left the repacking to me. :mad:

    I wouldn't recommend taking the knives in your carry on, pointy or not.
     
  12. bercrystal

    bercrystal Well-Known Member

    God help those TSA agents if they had tried to confiscate those pieces. ;) :eek::eek: :hilarious::hilarious::hilarious:

    I could see @Bakersgma going all out ninja on them. ;) :jawdrop::jawdrop: :wideyed::wideyed::wideyed:
     
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  13. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    Spoons are fine, forks not.
     
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