5 Most Expensive Items In The World
One peculiar thing that is common to rich people is their love for ostentatious things; not necessarily because the item is worth the amount they are spending on it but the fact that owning that item draws attention to them matters to them.
These very expensive items bring things like comfort, pleasure, extravagant lifestyles to the wealthy people and this is why they do not mind splashing top dollar to acquire them. From fancy phones to exotic cars and very expensive fashion items, you would be surprised at the things that make up the list of the most expensive items in the world.
1. iPhone 4S Elite Gold: $9.4 Million
This has been dubbed the world’s most expensive phone. This phone was designed by Stuart Hughes and the design is made up of 500 individual diamonds. These diamonds make over 100 carats and the Apple logo alone is made from 24-carat gold and 53 diamonds.
The diamonds that were used to cover this phone were used generously without sparing any. The home button alone is crafted from a natural pink diamond and is somewhere between 7.4 and 8.6 carats.
2. Lamborghini Veneno: $4.5 Million
This exotic car was designed to celebrate the 50th birthday of the supercar manufacturing company. The name itself means poison as Veneno is Spanish for Poison. This car has a 750 horsepower engine and can go from 0mph to 60mph in 2.8 seconds. Only four of this car are known to have been made in the whole world.
3. Amour Amour Dog Collars: $3.2 million
Who would in their right minds spend that much fortune on dog collars? Dog collars are essentially used to identify, control or simply beautify your special dog pet. We all know how precious these pets are to us, but spending as much as $3.2 million on just a collar? Outrageous right?
The wealthy people do not think it is outrageous and it is not just a collar. This dog collar has been nicked “The Bugatti of dog collars” as it is studded with diamonds, made from 18-carat white gold and crocodile leather, covered with more than 1,600 hand-set diamonds and a 7-carat D-IF color-graded centerpiece.
This dog collar has been exhibited in different countries such as the United Kingdom, United States, Germany and a host of others.
4. Harry Winston Ruby Slippers: $3 million
This footwear is not a Louboutin or Jimmy Choo; it was designed in 1989 during the celebration of The Wizard of Oz’s 50th anniversary. It costs a whopping $3 million dollars and you wonder why it’s that expensive. Well, it is crafted from 1,350 carats. 50 carats of diamond and 4,600 rubies.
5. Hermes Birkin Handbag: $1.9 million
This handbag is one of the most expensive items in the world and it shares the name of a Greek god. These days, when the word “Hermes” comes up, all anybody thinks is leather, celebrities, shoulder straps, handbag. The bag is named after Jane Birkin, an actress and singer and when combined with the premium materials, especially the 2,000 diamonds, the bag is made from, it is well worth the price tag.