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Gold Rush

Ancient Civilizations have always prized gold as an enviable symbol of wealth and power. We are all familiar with Cleopatra?s indulgences, the Sikhs golden temple and the road to El Dorado, but what are contemporary tastemakers crafting form this precious metal? We did a little research and assembled the list below, you maybe as shocked as we were, to see the latest in golden over- the ?top luxuries.

Ancient Civilizations have always prized gold as an enviable symbol of wealth and power.  We are all familiar with Cleopatra?s indulgences, the Sikhs golden temple and the road to El Dorado, but what are contemporary tastemakers crafting form this precious metal? We did a little research and assembled the list below, you maybe as shocked as we were, to see the latest in golden over- the ?top luxuries.

ART

Contemporary artists Thomas Hannich?s and Arndt von Hoff?s idea of subversive art, take the lowliest form of fast food- the hamburger and cast it in solid gold.

 

 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

Are you a wealthy techno geek? Why not splurge for a 24ct. gold plated iPhone about $3500. If music is your beat how about these $2668 mini gold-coated Piano Forte X-VIII earphones by Japanese brand Final Audio Design.

 

 

 

BEAUTY

Clive Christian is proud to announce they produce the most expensive perfumes in the world, never mind the scent we are talking about the bottle, the ?Imperial Majesty? is made of Baccarat crystal, with a golden collar and a 5ct. diamond, it sells for $215,000.

 

 

FASHION

Chinese designer Zhou Nigxin, created a delicate gold-filigree bra, we don?t know the price but it weighs one pound!

 

 

 

HOME

If bling is your thing, you may want to think about taking you next bubble bath in this Florentine-style 24 ct. gold leaf bathtub by Devon & Devon, MIDA Bathtub, and price upon request.

 

 

 

FOOD

Not feeling up to a night out drinking 24-carat cocktails? Try these 23 ct. gold leaf flakes at your next dinner party, you can scatter them on chocolate desserts or sprinkle them in a glass of your favorite champagne. Kerekes bakedeco.com is selling 1gram for $139.95

 

 

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