•March 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment
The most expensive sandwich in the world is the Essen aka von Essen Platinum Club Sandwich. Enticing you from 3 levels is chicken, ham, hard-boiled quails’ eggs and white truffles. And that ain’t no ordinary chicken. Poulet de Bresse is renowned as the ‘fourth gastronomic wonder of the world”. From the Brits across the pond.
Cost: About $200 dollars
via Wacky Archives.
•December 4, 2008 • Leave a Comment
Pietra Firma recently launch its LuxTouch product at the Monaco Yacht Show in Monte Carlo. LuxTouch is a $1,000,000 per sq. meter diamond floor, wall and ceiling tile that has to be the most expensive in the world.
Each square meter of marble tile is inlaid with over 1000 diamonds, 2400 pieces of mother of pearl, 400 pieces of abalone shell and 500 pieces of black onyx.
•June 20, 2008 • Leave a Comment
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•March 28, 2008 • Leave a Comment
The world’s most expensive instrument is this 250 year old violin. It was played for the first time in 70 years in Moscow, March 21, 2008.
The Guarnerius del Gésu violin was bought at Sotheby’s in February. It was played by Israeli virtuoso Pinchas Zuckerman.
Cost: $3.9 million. Now that’s some sweet music.
Source: Guardian (UK)
•February 23, 2008 • 9 Comments
In celebration of the 40th Anniversary, Mattel unveiled the most expensive Hot Wheels car ever made at yhe 2008 Toy Fair in New York City.
Created by jeweler to the stars, Jason of Beverly Hills, it’s 18-carat white gold body is adorned with blue diamonds, while the base features white and black diamonds. The taillights are red rubies, the tires have black diamonds. Even the minature interior is jeweled. So is the tiny engine. The famous Hot Wheels logo is outlined in diamonds too. Even the case has 40 white diamonds!
In total, there are 2,700 jewels on the car weighing about 23-karats.
That’s one expensive tchatchke.
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•February 12, 2008 • 1 Comment
These diamond encrusted platinum and gold computer cases are the most expensive we could find. The diamonds form Zodiac constellations. From Zeus computer (Japan).
Cost: $760,000 for the platinum Jupiter and only $570,000 to go with the gold Mars. (computers included)
via: Pink Tentacle.
•December 17, 2007 • 2 Comments
Known as the Ashera, this cat is the largest, rarest and most exotic domestic feline you can buy. It is the size of a small dog and is adorned with leopard spots and tiger stripes. It can weigh 30 pounds. The cat was bred by California based Lifestyle Pets.
Some experts claim the Savannah is the pedigree and the Ashera some overpriced mutt breed. Meeeooow!
The Savannah (below): $5,000
Source: Metro (UK)