Answers to frequently asked questions

bitkee is a "paper wallet" made of metal and laser engraved information. A paper wallet is a mechanism for storing bitcoins offline as a physical document. It can have all the necessary information to send and receive bitcoins without relying on a computer for storage and use.

Paper wallets are typically created by printing a newly generated public key and private key onto paper. When good security practices are followed paper wallets are one of the safest ways to store bitcoins physically and offline.

A bitkee is durable, fireproof, waterproof, corrosion resistant and invulnerable to software and hardware crashes. We take specific precautions to eliminate security risks when printing a bitkee. This is detailed in our Security Policy here and we will continue to refine our process to bring as much security as possible to our customers.