Abu Dhabi’s top hotel, the
, recently debuted a vending machine that dispenses gold bars. Emirates Palace
The machine, named
, allows customers to trade cash for gold in quantities ranging from coins up to 10-gram bars. Gold To Go
Customers using the shiny machine — itself gold-plated — can choose from 320 items, including gold customized with logos.
The price of gold, which was up to $1,245 an ounce yesterday, is measured by the machine every ten minutes.
The iPad Supreme Edition, designed by Katherine Hughes, is a Wi-Fi + 3G, 64 GB iPad made of solid gold and encrusted with 25.5 karats of flawless diamonds.
The rear case and bezel is made from a single piece of solid 22-karat gold and, on the back, the
logo is bedazzled with 53 individually set gems. Apple
The cost? A cool Â£129,995 – roughly $190,000, depending on the exchange rate at the moment.
marks the fifth anniversary of his top selling Dior Glossy sunglasses collection with a limited edition called Dior Glossy Gold. John Galliano
The Glossy line launched five years ago, inspired by the oversized shapes of the 1970s. The new limited edition glasses stay true to the original model.
With its extralarge lenses and curved frame in metallic colours, the Dior Glossy was instantly adopted by countless stars, making it
â€™s best seller. Dior
The Olympic Gold medallist has released a â€œUsain Bolt gold iPodâ€ complete with signature laser engraved onto its back case and famousâ€œpulling of the bowâ€ pose.
Embellished in 24ct. hardened gold each
comes complete with a lifetime warranty against scratching or fading… iPod Touch
Since Boltâ€™s dominance on the track over the past three seasons, he has been in high demand for his image and signature.
has unveiled a Fendi Peekaboo bag, dressed in 24 carat gold python skin to flaunt it out loud! Fendi
The exclusive bag was unveiled to celebrate the launch of Fendi’s new store in the retail palace Crystals in MGM CityCenter,
The other exclusive piece launched at the event includes the exclusive Trevi Fountain Peekaboo bag.
Only 20 were made, each adorned with a numbered gold plate inside and retail for $4,550 apiece, while the super exclusive Fendi Peekaboo bag will adorn a whopping $36,500 price tag.
Vegas De Luxe
Exousia is gold luxury water. The water claims to be infused with anti-stress and anti-aging elements derived from pure gold.
The special distilling process is quite a well guarded secret and little gold flecks cannot be seen floating around in the Exousia gold luxury water.
A bottle costs
has shaped out Mount Fuji in pure Gold. jewelry maker Ginza Tanaka
The gold creation weighing 3 kg and sized at 6cm in height and 22cm in width has a price of 11.73 million yen ($132,000 USD).
Touted to be one of the three Holy Mountains of Japan, Mount Fuji is also the highest mountain of the land of rising sun.
The much anticipated
Movie poster has finally released! Sex and The City 2
The poster features Sarah Jessica Parker in one of the looks she filmed in: white dress, gold aviator sunglasses, gold necklace, gold clutch and gold pumps.
The movie is slated to hit theaters on May 28, 2010.
The distributor of
has announced that it intends to apply 40,000 gold leaves to a Lexus LX570 during the Dubai International Motor Show next week. Lexus
At the end of the process, the vehicle will be finished off with varnish before being sold, making it the first commercial 24-carat gold car in the UAE.
The transformation will be completed by four craftsmen from French company Goldemotion, which works on conservation projects at the Louvre in Paris and other sites in France.
Korean designer Daisung Kim has hand-crafted a â€œ24K pencil,â€ whose surface is carefully plated with a thin layer of 99 percent pure gold.
With a price tag of
, the new iPhone 3GS Supreme launched yesterday by $3.2 million could be the worldâ€™s most expensive phone. Stuart Hughes
The handset was made for an anonymous Australian businessman with 271 grams of 22ct solid yellow gold and 136 flawless F-color diamonds totalizing 68ct.
The Apple logo is made from solid gold and decorated with 53 diamonds of 1ct, while the front navigation button consists of a single 7.1ct diamond.
Dutch Design house,
Oooms has created this set of ultra-luxury, 14 karat gold-plated staples, packaged in a velvet jewelery style case.
Intended primarily as a form of jewelry, these luxury pieces can be applied to clothing (or just about anything) with the help of your average stapler.
24 pieces of these goldplated staples will cost you 140 euro ($210). Make sure not to waste it!
Harrods department store announced on Thursday it had joined with Swiss refiner Produits Artistiques Metaux Precieux to offer gold bars weighing 12.5kg.
Harrods, established in 1834, is the first London shop to offer gold in-store. The bars are being kept in a miniature vault on the lower ground floor.
The price of gold has soared in recent weeks as the dollar weakens, reaching another record high of
US$1,063.60 an ounce (28.3g) on Thursday.
Blackburn Rovers’ footballer
El Hadji Diouf has a super shiny gold Cadillac Escalade.
The 28-year-old striker parked his latest 4×4, complete with a 6.2litre engine and 6-speed gear system, in a loading bay as he stepped out for lunch in Manchester
He is already the owner of great supercar including a white Cadillac Escalade, a show-stopping chrome Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren and a white BMW X6.
Sold by a jewelry store in Chinaâ€™s Jiangsu province, this expensive stool is made of 110 lbs of solid gold and is priced at . $1.3 million
A gold-coated Cadbury’s Wispa chocolate bar could be the most expensive in the world – with a price tag of
The special edition bar goes on sale as Cadbury relaunches the Wispa Gold
after a massive Facebook campaign to bring it back.
The chocolate went back into production last month following a huge drive on the online networking site.
Wrapped in 18 carat gold, these gold cuff links at â‚¬1150 ($1640) blending tradition with the modern era are must-have male accessories for those who want to add a little more value to their clothing and be centre of attraction.
This Lollipop is the ultimate extravagance, for those who have everything. It is made by hand with genuine 24 Karat Californian Gold Flakes.
The champagne-flavored lollipop is available for purchase at
June is the traditional start of the Japanese rainy season and you can be golden for showers with this solid gold mug that is so appropriate for getting through this Great Recession.
Worth $50,000, the item has been introduced as part of gold manufacturer
Ginza Tanaka’s latest collection.
The firm has created the Summer Cool range with items that are believed to relieve the heat during the summer months and the mug features 850g of gold.
“San Francisco based jewelry designer Sidney Mobell turns the ordinary into extraordinary while tempting the viewer to question their own perception of jeweled art.
For over 30 years, the artist has created elaborate bejeweled works that bring a sense of magic and wonder to everyday household objects.”
He has used precious materials to create diamond- encrusted cell phones, hourglass necklaces filled with 3,000 tiny diamonds, a gold toilet seat and a
, valued at $2 million. 23- karat gold and jeweled Monopoly set