The largest gold coin in the world was unveiled by the Perth Mint, Australia. The record coin sports a profile of the Australian kangaroo on one side and Queen Elizabeth II on the other; measuring 80 centimeters wide and more than 12 centimeters deep, the stunning coin weighs over a ton and cost $57.34 million according to the current price of gold. Watch it being made after the jump!
Italian carmaker will unveil the 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth at the 2011 LA Auto Show next month. “Building on the excitement of the new 2012 Fiat 500 (Cinquecento), the new Fiat 500 Abarth is designed for track-day enthusiasts and driving-purists who want the ultimate high-performance small car with the pedigree of an exclusive Italian exotic,” Fiat said in a statement. North American Abarth it’s expected to be similar to the [...]
Swiss watch maker Blancpain just released the X Fathoms dive watch, a derivative of their Fifty Fathoms collection, at Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo in the Dubai. The new super diver is capable of measuring both current and maximum depths. The case is made of satin-brushed titanium, water-resistant to 300 meters, with the most complex injected rubber strap ever conceived, according to Blancpain. Inside the watch is a Blancpain made [...]
Meet the gold shoelaces that cost $19,000 created by a company called Mr. Kennedy using “ancient, artisan jewelry techniques”. Each set is handmade by Colombian workers and takes 120 hours to produce. Only ten pairs of these luxury laces will ever be produced (they even come with someone to tie them for you). If these are not your style, you could always opt for
This is the Diamond Ashtray available at Opulent Items, a site which concentrates on “unusual luxury”. The Diamond ashtray bears the Burj Al Arab logo and is made from borosilicate glass, with a crown shape and sports three 0.15-carat diamonds of G color and VVS 1 purity. Priced at $7,250 it will be a long wait, for those who can afford this