Gold-coated car to go on sale in Dubai

The distributor of Lexus has announced that it intends to apply 40,000 gold leaves to a Lexus LX570 during the Dubai International Motor Show next week. 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 … Continued

24K Pencil by Daisung Kim

Korean designer Daisung Kim has hand-crafted a “24K pencil,” whose surface is carefully plated with a thin layer of 99 percent pure gold.

iPhone 3GS Supreme for $3.2 million

With a price tag of $3.2 million, the new iPhone 3GS Supreme launched yesterday by Stuart Hughes could be the world’s most expensive phone. 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 … Continued

Goldplated Staples

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 … Continued

Harrods Sells Gold Bars

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 … Continued

El-Hadji Diouf’s gold Cadillac Escalade

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 … Continued

Most Expensive Stool

Sold by a jewelry store in China’s Jiangsu province, this expensive stool is made of 110 lbs of solid gold and is priced at $1.3 million.

World’s most expensive chocolate bar on sale

A gold-coated Cadbury’s Wispa chocolate bar could be the most expensive in the world – with a price tag of £961.48 ($1,630). 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 … Continued

Gucci gold cufflinks

Wrapped in 18 carat gold, these gold cuff links at €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.

24 karat Gold Champagne flavored lollipop

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 Edible ($6).

Gold beer mug launches in Japan

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 … Continued

“Jeweled Objects of Desire” exhibition

“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- … Continued

Russia’s richest man to pay taxes in Siberian village

Russia’s richest man, Mikhail Prokhorov, has moved his official address from Moscow to the remote town of Yeruda in Siberia’s Krasnoyarsk region. A move that will see his tax contribution go to the local budget, regional authorities said. The village of Yeruda has the largest gold field in the Kranoyarsk Territory, operated by Polyus Gold, … Continued

Gold Vending Machines

A German asset management company plans to set up 500 Gold-to-Go ATMs in Germany, Switzerland and Austria this year. A gold-dispensing automatic teller machine (ATM) was on display at Frankfurt’s main railway station for a one-day marketing test this week. A one-gram piece of gold, the size of a child’s little fingernail and about as … Continued

Magniflex Gold Luxury Mattress Bed

Italy’s largest mattress manufacturer, Magniflex, has created a uber luxurious mattress incorporating 22 carat gold and retailing for $24,000 with a matching pillow that retails for $1000 each. “Each piece is thermo-regulating, anti-bacterial, odor-proof, and anti-stress, and is customized to fit the comfort levels of the consumer. By adjusting the five-zoned memory foam construction as … Continued

New York jeweler steals gold bullion, bit by bit

Reports Thursday said that for six years a woman used a purse with a false bottom to steal tiny amounts of gold from the New York jewelry manufacturer where she was a vault manager. By the time she was caught, reported the Daily News and New York Post, she’d amassed 500 pounds (227 kilos), equivalent … Continued

Selfridges Sells Easter Egg Containing a Gold Coin

Department store Selfridges is encouraging shoppers to buy their extremely expensive £1,000 ($1,500) Easter eggs in the hope they will gain value. How? Because each of these exorbitantly priced eggs will contain a gold coin which the store considers to be of good investment value. A Selfridges spokesman said: “According to the financial institution Swiss … Continued

Gold Bugatti Veyron

Have you ever seen a gold Bugatti Veyron? These pictures of the exclusive model come from Dubai and shows its stunning design with the opulence of the gold colour in three various tonalities.

New Gresso Skeleton Gold

Only two months after announcing the first handsets from its Avantgarde Skeleton Collection, Gresso has now unveiled the Skeleton Gold phone. Not too different from the Avantgarde Skeleton, the Gresso Skeleton Gold is, obviously, dressed in more gold. Its 23 functional keys are “executed of 18k gold”, while its QVGA screen is protected by hand-polished … Continued

Billionaire Boys Club Gold Rucksack

Here is a Rucksack that will match every luxury loving billionaire’s lifestyle: the much anticipated gold rucksack from the Billionaire Boys Club S/S 2009 Collection has been released. Very similar in style to the original Louis Vuitton rucksack, the backpack features the brands diamond/dollar monogram pattern all-over. Only four of these are available for $1,650. … Continued