Metal wallets provide supreme card protection. While a leather-bound counterpart could cause cards cracking in half because of how malleable the material is, that fear does not exist when metal plates cradle your cards. From RFID signal protectors to secret blade holders, metal wallets can do just about anything. To get your head in the game, check out these acclaimed brands that have made a splash in the metallic EDC world.
Made of high-grade aluminum, don’t let the slim design fool you; this ROCO wallet can hold up to twenty cards and several notes. With a thick stretchable silicone band, the ease of additional cash or card storage is imperative. RFID protection has never been more fashionable as there are an array of colors and designs to choose from. Weighing in at just over two ounces, you would barely notice its twenty card capacity in your breast pocket.
Replace your standard bi-fold wallet with the Radix One Black Steel. A hefty ten card capacity is created between two heavy gauge steel plates and bound together with a sturdy silicone band. If you are more prone to carrying cash than a card, no fear: you can easily unhinge one band clip and create space for plenty of folded bills. RFID signal protected, ultra slim and priced beautifully, the Radix One Black Steel makes a fantastic addition to any household.
Both lightweight and ergonomic, Machine Era serves up a slim, sleek and durable wallet that is small but tough as nails. RFID protected and constructed from 300 series stainless steel, it is a practical companion for any occasion. A seven card capacity plus a thick band to hold folded-over bills compliments the minimalist style. The best part? A convenient thumb whole to slide out your cards also acts as a practical bottle opener.
With the Anso Matrix card holder, “you get a bombproof tool that will last longer than you”. An intricate skeletal frame made of stonewashed and anodized titanium creates a lightweight, compact and easily transportable wallet that holds one to six credit cards. The stonewashed finish allows for a variety of earthy tones to choose from, and two bottom-facing thumb slots allow you to grab a single card or remove the whole stack.
For a nifty gadget that does it all, the New-Bring Multifunction wallet is your new best friend. This durable product will carry about four keys and six cards, and comes with a built-in bottle opener and U-disk drive. Two swivel features between the high-quality aluminum plates securely hold your keys, while the silicone band provides enough space to hold some cash. The minimalistic design and capacity to carry everything you need makes this wallet a wise investment.
A wonderful mixture of edgy and formal, the D02 Dapper wallet is made from 6061 aerospace grade CNC’d aluminum, plated with nickel, hand polished and hand assembled for luxurious quality. The RFID protected twelve card holder weighs just under a few ounces, fitting into your pockets without any access bulk. Double end slotting makes card selection an easy task, and the top grain leather secured to the metal body dresses up the wallet for every occasion.
If you are the type to crave a “choose your own adventure” option, this four piece A3 aluminum wallet allows for a convertible and customizable design. The pieces are secured with two “O-Ring” bands, which hold your design together and also act as additional storage for your cash. Replacement bands are also available to purchase through Obstructures, making this tiny but mighty wallet an investment of a lifetime.
Offering a more traditionally designed wallet but with added technology and way less bulk, Maxgear’s stainless steel wallets are what the doctor ordered. Two durable steel pieces open up to reveal seven card slots that fan out beautifully, while still providing room for bills, receipts, and a bit of pocket change. A secure latch locks the wallet in place, creating a RFID signal and water resistant barrier. This wallet is backed by a one year warranty and the price is exceptionally favorable.
Bead blasted and anodized for a durable and comfortable grip, this Stealth series wallet crafted from 6061 aircraft grade aluminum comes in a variety of colors and tones to suit your fashion sense. Holding up to six cards, your dollar notes can be held in place with the band grip or stay hidden behind the cards. Sapling Stealth wallets feature RFID protection and several customization options, such as two toned finishes from five sleek colors, and the possibility to engrave for a personalized feel.
Beauty meets functionality with the Grovemade brass minimalist wallet. A sleek brass body, steel faceplate, and domestic vegetable-tanned leather holder make this wallet practical and a fashionable conversation piece. Hand-machined, hand-finished, and a unique leather quality that betters with age and wear, the quality that goes into each wallet is unparalleled.
For the ultimate minimalist style, the DM1 is crafted from a single piece of 6061-T6 aircraft graded aluminum and is shaped to cradle up to four cards at once. No gimmicks, no fuss – this wallet holds your cards for easy access and boasts as the ultimate lightweight cardholder. Keep your photo ID and building access cards at the front or back, as the open-faced design means you don’t have to remove it to use it.
The weatherproof, water-resistant and RFID protected BRYK cardholder is a perfect gadget for just about anyone. Holding up to seven cards that fan out beautifully when the aluminum casing is opened, throwing in some change and cash is a breeze, and won’t create bulk like a leather wallet would. A brushed aluminum coating is intolerant to condensation, so any water will wipe off in a flash. Simple, practical and safe, BRYK’s metal wallet products are priced to sell and make a great gift.
Trayvax has done it again by sporting another fantastic minimalist design with their Summit wallet. Constructed from rolled steel and 3D stamped, high quality meets practical as this wallet carries eight cards and the secured band will hold your cash snug. If carrying this lightweight piece of tech in your pocket doesn’t tickle your fancy, a hole in the upper corner allows for a carabiner or clip to secure it just about anywhere (the outdoor adventure opportunities are limitless!)
This Solid Design product is a precision CNC machined wallet from a solid block of aluminum 6061, packaged in a non-detachable dual strap that holds your dollar notes comfortably. Anodized to military specifications and RFID protected, this wallet will comfortably hold six cards and won’t add bulky weight to your pocket.
Lightweight and slim as its name claims, HuMn’s mini slim wallet is a leader in the customizable gadget niche. Offering up 16 different eye-popping colors, each of the two to four plates can be customized. For everyday use, the two plate design can hold up to six cards plus your cash secured with a sturdy band, but can also function on a single plate for days when you need only a few cards to get by. There are options to purchase additional plates that fit securely inside, creating an eleven card holder without compromising its lightweight and non-bulky features.
With a patent-protected sleek design and the ability to carry ten cards and a fair amount of bills, Radix provides a perfectly practical product with the One Slim wallet. The slim design allows you to pop it in a jacket or pant pocket without adding a burden. A silicone band wraps around two polycarbonate plates, holding together all of your cards and cash with a firm grip. For a nice design at an extremely fair price, give this wallet a shot.
This single plated Spine titanium wallet makes the EDC world a colorful place by offering an array of beautiful finishes. Grade Five titanium is both corrosion and rust resistant, proving that this ten card capacity wallet is nothing less than durable. A thick elastic band keeps your cards and bills secured all day long. In addition to being RFID blocking abilities, this wallet includes a built-in bottle opener. What else could you really want from a wallet?
This Secrid card protector offers a basic, smooth and completely RFID protected item that is both practical and secure. This bad boy keeps up to six flat cards at once and the brushed solid aluminum makes it super durable. With an award winning design, each card has an edged slot that creates a stepladder effect, making it simple to grab the card you need. For a safe and secure card holder, check out Secrid.
Cardholder. Beer opener. Smartphone stand. When it comes to multifunctional purposes, this incredibly simple single-plated cardholder does a lot more than what meets the eye. Aerospace grade titanium provides a rust-free and corrosion resistant device that will comfortably carry eight cards on its own or can be added to a regular wallet to provide a protective RFID shield. A polycarbonate bumper card included with the holder easily acts as a buffer between your RFID cards (disabling the shield) or can be used as a top plate cover, making it look and feel more like a wallet.
For your deepest minimalist needs, the Sapling Crosshatch series of wallets will astound you with just how handy they are. Quality is key, as each wallet is hand machined from a single piece of solid 6061 aircraft grade aluminum, then bead blasted and anodized to add a sturdy coat and a comfortable non-slip grip. The heavy band secures this six card capacity holder, and the metal is indented to avoid wear and tear of the band. While you’re snatching up one of these wallets, grab another for a practical and beautiful gift: free custom name engraving is available on their site.
This wallet is multi-functioning, and for all the best reasons. You can whip out its discreet bottle opener in a flash, making you the savior at any game night or social event. This wallet is super lightweight and barely noticeable when in your pocket. It can hold up to five cards and thirty bills, keeping your minimalist vibes while still bringing what you need. Wallet and bottle opener are made of a sleek stainless steel, promising you a very durable and wearable product.
Axis is a sturdy wallet featuring two aluminum steel plates, a money clip, MIL-SPEC paracord, and a hidden coin pocket. The plates can be expanded and contracted to carry between one and fourteen cards, while the money clip will comfortably hold up to eight bills. RFID protected and a thin and compact design showcases why Trayvax is a leader in the EDC wallet industry. The Axis will convert just about any bi-fold wallet lover.
The ultra-modern GDC money clip holds five credit cards and a small collection of bills. Made from a titanium nitride steel body and sporting a G10 front plate, this powerhouse also conceals a sleek small fine edge knife blade that can come in handy for any outdoor activity. Pressing on the GDC logo allows the blade to slide seamlessly out of the sheath. The price tag makes this money clip an absolute steal, and Gerber backs up this little gadget with a lifetime warranty. A win-win situation!
Made with aircraft-grade billet anodized aluminum and a practical two-piece design, the Apex wallet is an incredibly efficient and ergonomically perfect product. A dual easy-slide thumb slot lets you pull out a card or bill in a flash, while its all-metal construction promises you a sturdy wallet with 100% RFID resistance. Weighing just two ounces, you won’t even know its there. The Apex wallet proves why MSTRMND is a leader in the metal wallet niche.
This long-anticipated titanium wallet from Fireti has already sparked conversation in the EDC wallet world. Minimalistic yet mighty, Omega II is made of 2-plated spacecraft titanium and bonded with four stainless steel corner screws, each bound together with O-ring rubber clasps. Each plate will have the added option for either personalized text engraving or a choice between ten really cool designs etched in the metal. Offering RFID data protection and a thumb slot to easily access your card of choice, Omega II can double as a bottle opener in a stitch. Website and prices to be announced.