It seems like billionaires these days are pushing the boundaries of spending. From shoes to beds and even arts. These 10 most expensive things in the world will definitely shock you.
10. Magnetic Floating Bed : $1.6 Million
This bed floats in the air and can support up to 900kgs and is held by 4 very thin wires. It was Designed by Dutchman Janjaap Ruijssenaars.
Technically the magnetic floating bed is for sale, but unless you have a spare $1.6 million laying around 😏. I’d suggest you rather go for your normal comfy bed. And I should also point out the fact that you can’t really find it in your local mattress store.
9. The Crystal Piano : $3.2 million
The Crystal Piano, adorned with half a million Swarovski crystals, was created by Goldfinch, a British luxury piano company, in association with Lauren Baker, a world famous British contemporary artist specialising in the creation of unique crystal pieces.
You’ll agree that this is no doubt one of the most amazing things in the world. This is a perfect creation that brings melody to the ear and also pleases the eyes. The Crystal piano certainly is worth being on the list of 10 most expensive things in the world
8. Dead Shark Art : $12 Million
Created in 1991 by Damien Hirst, entitled “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” is an artwork that consists of a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde in a vitrine.
In 2004 it was sold to Steven A. Cohen for an undisclosed amount, widely reported to have been $8 million – $12 milion.
7. Debbie Wingham High Heels : $15.1 Million
Considered as the world’s most expensive pair of shoes. The stiletto heels are encrusted with precious metals and rare stones and comes with an enormous $15.1 million (USD) price tag.
Just a friendly reminder, you can’t instantly teleport to anywhere tapping your heels together three times with this pair of heels.
This heel was made in a collaboration between Wingham and Florida based contemporary artist Chris Campbell. Wingham contributed the design while Campbell crafted the shoes over hundreds of hours.
6. 1962 – 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO : $70 Million
The Ferrari 250 GTO is a GT car produced by Ferrari from 1962 to 1964 for homologation into the FIA’s Group 3 Grand Touring Car category. It was powered by Ferrari’s Tipo 168/62 Colombo V12 engine.
This car was designed Giotto Bizzarrini and Sergio Scaglietti.
Check out more info about this car HERE.
5. Wittelsbach Graff Diamond Ring : $80 Million
The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is a 31.06-carat (6.212 g) deep-blue diamond with internally flawless clarity. Laurence Graff purchased the Wittelsbach Diamond in 2008 for £16.4 million.
As of June 2011 the estimated value of Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond was $80 Million.
4. Leonardo Davinci’s Salvator Mundi : $450 Million
Salvator Mundi is a painting by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci dated to c. 1500. Long thought to be a copy of a lost original veiled with overpainting, it was rediscovered, restored, and included in a major Leonardo exhibition at the National Gallery, London, in 2011–12.
Also, Did you know:
“Salvator Mundi” had the highest price paid for a painting ($460.3 million, adjusted for inflation).Created: 1490–1500
3. Antilia Mumbai : $2 Billion
First of all, before we go into the details, you should know that this is a personal house and not a government building.
The richest man in India built this 400,000-square-foot home in Mumbai in 2012.
Business tycoon Mukesh Ambani, his wife, and three children lives in and enjoy 27 floors of earthquake-proof luxury. Named after a mythical Atlantic island, “Antilia” has a 168-car garage, spa, temple, two-story rec center, 50–person theater, three helipads, garden terraces, ballroom, and guest suites.
2. The History Supreme Yacht : $4.5 Billion
I literally thought this yacht could fly when I heard about it, imagine my surprise when I found out it couldn’t 😱😵😕.
The yacht, named History Supreme, is covered in 100,000kg of gold, platinum and jewels and has a statue made from genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bones.
This yacht was designed by world-renowned UK designer Stuart Hughes and it took him just over three years to complete.
1. Antimatter : $62.5 Trillion Per Gram
First of all we’ve got to go into chemistry a little bit.
Antimatter particles can be defined by their negative baryon number or lepton number,
It refers to sub-atomic particles that have properties opposite normal sub-atomic particles.
NASA cautions there is a huge catch with this idea: it takes about $100 billion to create a milligram of antimatter.
Well That’s the end of the 10 most expensive things in the world list. certainly I can say that the best doesn’t really come cheap
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Some questions before you go,
- Do you intend in buying any of the things listed above??
- Are the things listed above worth the prices?? On your own opinion.
- Which of the things listed above would you like to own?? If you could have any one of them.