Everything that glitters is not gold, but most things that glitter are sure gold. And if you thought that gold prices were touching the sky, think again! There are people out there who are willing to spend almost anything on converting their valuable accessories to gold or opt for a piece of anything that is golden!
Now in this list, you will find top 10 things in the world that are golden, cost a fortune but are so yet worth to be treasured. And if you are lucky enough to own one, then count on me to become your new best friend.
Stuart Hughes Gold and Black Diamond iPhone 5
Priced at a whopping $15 Million, this is one piece of phone that you will surely hate losing. There is no doubt that gadgets out there are getting costlier, but this one sets the bar so high that you will probably feel that everything else costs peanuts. Stuart Hughes is known as high gadget jewelry and an innovator when it comes to mixing technology with some jewelry This gold and black Diamond iPhone 5 has been regarded as the most expensive gadget.
Earlier he had also made a tablet that cost about $8 million. The shimmering little gadget costs are coated with 24-karat solid gold and the logo of the company along with edges are studded with 600 diamonds. But the show stealer here is a 26-karat black diamond that is embedded right on the Home button. Apparently, a Chinese billionaire owns this exquisite piece.
Golden Poker Set
If you love poker and money is not a constraint, then this is a golden opportunity to feel gold and earn it too. The Geoffrey Parker custom made white gold poker set is priced at a whopping $7.5 Million and bags the position of being in the top ten of the golden list. For all those high rollers out there, you can now turn your fortune into gold. This is one investment that they will surely not regret. The alligator skin on the poker set along with suede lining gives it a chic look.
The gems are all fitted with 18-karat white gold and there is also a diamond frame that has 384 18-karat gold chips. All of the chips are 18-karat white gold with a couple of rows of diamonds. Now the poker cards are studded with jewel too. They have been plated in platinum and you get four decks. This bling gambling kit is sure a treasure to dazzle your friends at the next game!
Canadian Giant Gold Elizabeth Coin
Priced at $997,000, this is one coin that you cannot bag. You will find different kinds of coins in the world that are known for historic value and this one is almost priceless. The Flowing Hair Dollar coin has been valued at $10 million, which also makes it the very first dollar coin that was issued in 1974 by the US government.
But this giant Canadian gold coin that was unveiled in the year 2007 has been made of 99.999 percent pure gold. Weighing a whopping 220 pounds, the coin has a thickness of about 1.2 inches has 21 inches in diameter. The total cost of production back then was $997,000 and was made for promoting the one-ounce bullion coins with Queen Elizabeth on the head and has maple leaves on the tail.
Love wearing your gold? Then this Datta Phuge Golden Shirt priced at $240,000 tops the golden shirt categories. You can also find dresses that are costlier than this, but for a shirt, this is a whopping amount. An Indian gold investor named Datta Phuge is the owner of this shirt that has been made from 3kg gold and costs about $240,000.
It was made Rankar Jewelers, which is an Indian jewelry company and it took them about 15 days to make and spin this shirt. It has been created with images of Indian kings and comes with a velvet lining. He is escorted with security men whenever he wears these bling.
Indian tradition says that you should not wear gold on the feet because it angers the goddess Lakshmi, the god of wealth. But the Christopher Michael Shellis Gold Valentine stiletto priced at $210,994 will surely not be angering those who wear it. It has been created by Christopher Michael, a British shoe designer.
He is known for making things so expensive that often there are no takers. But this wonder man struck gold with the Valentine shoes that are made of gold and come with strappy design and gorgeous heels. It is also encrusted with 2,000 diamond studs and there is sacarmine heart-shaped sole pad on the back.
Sold for $11,002,500 at an auction at Sotheby’s in 1999, this Henry Graves super complication watch will not only display time but also remind you of the cost invested. There is no doubt that redoing a clock requires time and money along with a lot of technological inputs.
This watch was made in the 30’s by Henry Graves, a millionaire playboy and watch-collector, who wanted the most complicated watch in the world. It took Patek Philippe & Co. 8 years to make and design this watch that had 24 complications along with a 18k gold casing.
This way your money will surely not blow up in smoke but gold! This hookah comes from Aurentum Switzerland, which has been known for crafting the most luxurious items in the world. This has been made using diamonds, gold, rubies, etc. and costs $1,000,000
Lio Messi’s Left Foot
The world-famous soccer player Lio Messi’s left food has been recreated in 55-pound solid gold by a Japanese brand and is priced at $5,250,000. Now fans may not play like him, but sure would love to get their hands on!
Check out the most expensive dessert, which is priced at a whopping 25,000 U.S dollars. Named the New York’s Frozen Haute Chocolate it has 23-karat gold infused and is sold at $2,600/pound at La Madeline au Truffle.
Every dog has its day and this $1.8 million USD dog collar comes with a 52-carat diamonds with a 7-carat diamond and is made of platinum and 18-karat gold. It also features crocodile leather and sure is a way to let your pet know how much you love him or her.