THE MOST EXPENSIVE CHRISTMAS...PART 2
Inspired by the TV programme on Channel 4 “the worlds most expensive….
I thought it might be funny to look into some of the shockingly opulent Christmas themed things out there that, that people with too much money could choose to spend it on….. NOTES ON THE VIDEO: Most expensive childrens gift:Child sized BMW In 1936, BMW creates model 328, and wins at Le Mans. A legendary car built in 464 units only, it never lost its appeal to sports cars enthusiasts worldwide, thanks to its unrivaled aesthetics. A BMW 328 Collector's Car, scaled 6/10th, is now available under license from BMW AG. Hand-made in France, it's one of the most exclusive toys this season. Buy it for you or for your kids, it's the best answer to the financial crisis !Contact us for pricing. We deliver quickly everywhere in Europe. 19,000 Most expensive gift for someone who has everything: Once you've pulled yourself up by your bootstraps, you can lace them up with these custom-made gold shoelaces, made by shoelace maker to the stars, Mr. Kennedy. Only ten will ever be made, but they'll be delivered to you anywhere in the world, and presumably will fit whatever shoe you want them to. One would think. Only 10 were ever made so you might have missed your chance :http://www.luxuo.com/style/handbag/gold-shoe-laces.html Cost: $19,000 (or, if you're cheap, get the silver shoelaces for only $3,000) Most expensive designer bike: This Limited Edition Chanel Bike is the ultimate in two-wheeled novelty. With only 50 made and less than 20 available in the US, this creation retailed for $17,000, with reseller: https://www.purseblog.com/chanel/the-17000-chanel-bicycle/ CHRISTMAS TREE Germany - Europes most expensive Christmas tree Its makers are calling it Europe’s most expensive Christmas tree. Munich gold dealer Pro Aurum has constructed a festive showstopper out of 2,018 gold coins topped with a glittering golden star, which the firm says is worth 2.3 million euros. Of course this was easily out down by The Emirates Palace hotel - who has historically had a Christmas tree Astatement from the hotel said it regretted “attempts to overload the tradition” by dressing the 13-metre fake tree with jewellery comprising gold, diamonds, rubies and other gems. Hans Olbertz, general manager of the self-styled ‘seven star’ hotel, had previously said the jewellery on the tree had a value of more than $11m.In March, Emirates Palace launched the world’s first gold bar vending machine. Christmas baubleThe most expensive Christmas bauble was sold in 2009 with a price tag of €92,000. It was made by a British jeweller and consisted of 18K gold and more than 1,500 diamonds. The beautiful bauble, which resembles a globe or planet, has two orbiting halo rings, which feature 188 rubies. It took a year to design and create the jaw-dropping piece. You wouldn’t want to drop this one! This is the world’s most expensive bauble and is made of 18 carat white gold, covered in more than 1500 diamonds and the rings surrounding it are covered in rubies. It took a whole year to design and make! It isn’t surprising that it comes with its own security – a steel framed case with 6mm thick laminated glass, and a microwave bubble with an alarm that sounds if it is broken! The shop then fills with smoke! It was created by the owners of the famous family jewellers and it took over 130 hours just to set the gems in. Christmas Wreath2. Diamond Christmas WreathFlorist from London made the most expensive Christmas wreath, which was sold for €3.2 million. The wreath was decorated with 16 rubies and 32 diamonds. While diamonds are forever, leaves are not. The greenery, which came from designer Pasi Jokinin-Carter’s home in Finland, only lasted for 12 days. It may not have been a long-lasting wreath but it certainly had a long lasting impact!