on 18th October 2010 | 3 Comments »
A Monopoly board game made out of solid gold and encrusted with jewels is currently on display at The Museum of American Finance in New York City.
The gold-bound game was created by jeweler Sidney Mobell, who started in 1988 and worked every day for a year on creating the Monopoly game.
The board is made in 23 carat gold plate, and all the little houses and hotels are 18 carat solid gold. On the chimneys of houses are genuine rubies, on the chimneys of the hotels are genuine sapphires.
Luxury phone maker Gresso introduces its new Luxor Series, which features the Luxor Las Vegas and the Luxor Las Vegas Jackpot.
The Jackpot version flaunts a million dollar price tag along with 180g of solid pure gold, 45.5 k black diamonds and rare African Blackwood.
The Keyboard is also another innovation from the company, every key is made from crystal sapphire polished using diamond tools manually.
on 9th August 2010 | No Comments »
German tuner Mansory has just announced the one-of-a-kind Bugatti Veyron Linea Vincero d’Oro as a follow up to their Linea Vincero from last year.
The d’Oro features a shortened hood, modified fenders, a revised front apron, LED daytime running lights, aerodynamic side skirts, and a new diffuser.
Now what makes this model so unique is the gold detailing sprinkled throughout the car. It’s a result of copper threads in the carbon fiber.
Stuart Hughes, the maker of frightfully expensive diamond-encrusted mobile phones and iPads, has come up with an option for those who don’t like diamonds, a tailor-made 24-carat solid gold iPhone 4.
on 22nd July 2010 | 1 Comment »
Walt Disney’s animated characters Stitch and his girlfriend Angel made of pure gold are displayed at the jewelry shop Ginza Tanaka in central Tokyo.
Made with about 280 grams of pure gold, the 15cm high figure is priced at 5 million yen ($57,000).
Gresso has created a luxury back cover for the iPhone 4 that is made of 200 year old African Blackwood along with 18K gold detailing.
The back cover aims to make your iPhone 4 look a little different although it isn’t clear if the wood used is a replacement or cover for the current glass used.
Two versions are being created. The first is for women and contains an Apple logo in 18K gold along with Swarovski crystals. This version costs $3500.