On some occasions, luxury can even get crazy. This list shows 14 of the most expensive items of common use in the world: among others, the 90,000 dollars toothpaste and the 220,000 dollars toilet paper.
If you can afford it, there is really nothing wrong with surrounding yourself with luxury items. Beauty, even expensive, raises the spirit and enables us to be better disposed towards others. But is there really a need to surround yourself with commonly used objects with an exorbitant cost? Toothpaste, umbrellas and even the most common toilet paper are affordable items that anyone can afford to buy. But versions of the same products are available around that will make your eyes widen with surprise. For what reason? They are made in such a way as to be very expensive.
Here are some examples:
1. Golden toilet paper
This object will undoubtedly leave you speechless. It is a roll of toilet paper made in 22-carat gold.
It probably has a purely decorative function, using it would be a real waste: it costs about 1 million dollars.
2. The umbrella in crocodile leather
A good umbrella made with resistant materials can cost up to 100 dollars, maybe even more in some cases.
Nothing, however, can outclass the luxury of this particular version made by Billionaire Couture. It is an umbrella in crocodile leather, as glamorous as and more than a bag but much more expensive. The price is in fact around 40 thousand dollars.
3. 201-carats watch
The most expensive watch in the world belongs to the Chopard house: fabulous 201-carat Chopard of 25 million dollars, composed of a tiny dial submerged by a cascade of yellow, pink and blue diamonds, for a total of 201 carats.
4. Most Expensive Tooth-Paste
Other than the dentist! With this toothpaste, you will take care of your teeth to the fullest even if at home. It is an extra strong paste that contains non-toxic substances.
In addition, the tube that contains it is embellished with gold. It costs 90 thousand dollars.
5. Noodles Set
Are you a fan of noodles? If the answer is yes and you are willing to invest around 40,000 dollars in a whim for connoisseurs, you could buy the noodles set consisting of a gold cup, napkin and fork.
It is on sale at Harrods, the most famous luxury department store in the world.
6. The diamond-covered knife
The knife proposed by Nemusk with a diamond-studded handle and a blade decorated with a lace effect print looks more beautiful than useful. It costs “just” 35 thousand dollars.
7. Vicuna socks
Does your ordinary Scottish thread seem out of date? You could then buy these limited edition socks, made with the hair of the vicuna, an animal very similar to the llama.
In this case, we are talking about a vaguely accessible price: they cost, in fact, “only” 1000 dollars.
8. Royal Diamond chessboard
Bernard Moquin, renowned French artist, and jewelry director produced Royal Diamond chess sets in 2005, one of the most expensive game sets in the world.
Thirty craftsmen have worked for over 4,500 hours using a total of 1,168.75 grams of 14-carat white gold, and about 9,900 white and black diamonds, for a final value of $ 500,000.
10. Butterfly Trek Madone Bike
Designed by renowned British artist Damien Hirst and led by Lance Armstrong during the 2009 Tour de France, Butterfly Trek Madone was sold at Sotheby’s for $ 1.3 million.
The selling price instead of amounted to $ 500,000, which makes it the most expensive bicycle in the world. A curiosity: in its realization real butterfly wings were used.
11. Gold Monopoly
The President of the Museum of American Finance David Cowen and the renowned San Francisco jewelry designer Sidney Mobell produced the Monopoly game using solid gold, diamonds, and sapphires.
A luxury box game valued at 2 million dollars where each component has been studied in detail.
12. The fountain pen with diamonds
Fountain pens have always been considered luxury items dedicated exclusively to connoisseurs.
The one above is proposed by Aurora Diamante and is completely covered with 18-carat gold and precious stones. Here too the cost is exorbitant: 1 million dollars.
13. Popcorn in gold flakes
We guarantee that these high-calorie popcorn are edible. As long as you don’t mind eating food that costs over 200 thousand dollars.
These are very special popcorn made with butter, vanilla, salt, organic sugar and seasoned with 23-carat edible gold flakes. A dream for every gourmet.
14. OOOMS Golden Staples
If you manage to get yourself a stapler of a certain level, you could opt for these gold pins worth 100 dollars.
A combination intended for documents of particular importance.