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10. Clic Gold Reader
Reading just became a little bit more expensive with these amazing golden glasses. These golden glasses come at a price of $75,000 and took 50 hours to make. Everything except the glass is made out of gold.
9. Gold Beefeater Barbecue Grill
Imagine having a hundred thousand dollar barbecue. Well, there is a grill out there that can make this imagination a reality. The Gold Beefeater Barbecue Grill is the most expensive grill in the world made out from 24-karot gold. The cost of this wonderful cooking machine is $150,000.
8. Datta Phuge Golden Shirt
Datta Phuge’s obsessed with gold. His obsession stretches so far that he owns a $240,000 gold shirt. Weaving, spinning and sewing the shirt took 15 days. The shirt, lined with velvet, is wearable but not washable. Rankar Jewellers made a gold cloth based on an Italian weave. If Phuge wears it in public, he makes sure security guards accompany him.
He’s not alone in India. Businessman Pankaj Parakh owns a gold shirt worth about $213,000 that 20 men took 3,200 hours to make. The shirt is made of 18-22 karat gold.
7. Canadian Giant Gold Elizabeth Coin
This coin weighs 220 pounds, measures 21 inches in diameter and is 1.2 inches thick. It cost $997,000 to produce the coin, designed to promote Canada’s one-ounce bullion coins. The coin is 99.999 percent pure gold. Queen Elizabeth can be seen on the head and maple leaves on the tail.
6. Gold Toilet
There’s one toilet in the world that isn’t likely to be put into use and that’s the $2.5 million solid gold toilet designed by Hang Fung Gold Technology Group in 2001. It sits in a restroom with 4 karat gold, jewel-embellished walls.
There’s also a $1.5 million roll of solid gold toilet paper designed in Australia.
5. Bugatti Veyron Diamond Ltd. Model Car
Swiss luxury model car maker Robert Gulper and Stuart Hughes made the $4 million 1:18 scale version of the Bugatti Veyron luxury car. The model car, made of 24 karat cold, took two months to make. It features a 2.2 karat diamond on its front grill.
4. Geoffrey Parker Custom-Made White Gold Poker Set
The most expensive poker set, one of the most expensive golden items of all time, features 384 18-karat gold chips and poker game gems with 18-karat white gold. The dealer button features 18-karat white gold. The poker set, created by British deck game designer Geoffrey Parker, is worth $7.5 million.
3. Patek Philippe Super Complication Gold Pocket Watch
Watches always carry a certain sort of supremacy when it comes to high-priced luxury items, and this watch is definitely no exception. It’s worth $11 million and took five years to make. Banker Henry Graves commissioned it after he bet a friend on who could own the world’s watch with the most complications or mechanical features. The watch is made of 18-karat solid gold and features jewels and precious metals as its micro parts. The watch, which features the New York City skyline and a chime that sounds like Big Ben, can be seen in a Geneva museum.
2. Gold Covered iPhone
Nine weeks of work went into the Stuart Hughes Jewelers solid gold iPhone chassis worth $15 million. It features a flawless black single deep cut diamond that’s 26 karats and 600 white flawless diamonds with full gold dressing on the rear section. The screen is made of sapphire glass while the circa is made of 135 grams of 24 karat gold. A Chinese businessman commissioned the phone.
1. Gold Lamborghini
Topping the list of most expensive golden items of all time is a Lamborghini worth $62 million. It’s made of gold and platinum and decorated with diamonds. A prototype eight times smaller found in Lamborghini’s Dubai showroom is worth $7.8 million.