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Swiss jewelry maker La Maison Shawish has turned data storage into a fashion statement -- creating diamond-encrusted mushrooms with USB ports hidden inside.
The USB drives in the collection hold up to 32GB of data.
Depending on the stones used, the price range goes from $16,500 to $36,900. The cheapest pink mushroom is covered in pink sapphires and white diamonds, a red version studded with rubies is the middle tier at $24,400, and the most expensive is decorated with emeralds.
Owning your own yacht may be one of the peaks of indulgence, but Yacht Island Design Co. takes it one step further.
The 295-foot Tropical Island Paradise yacht has a top speed of 10 knots, and although it can only accomodate ten people, comes with a waterfall, volcano, swimming pool and beach 'cove'. In addition, the yacht has a bar area, VIP rooms with balconies, a private spa and a helicopter landing pad.
The design is currently a concept, but landing on the heels of the gold-plated History Supreme yacht -- which cost $4.8 billion -- you can't expect this to come cheap.
How about a pair of speakers cast in metal for a better audio experience?
D&W's Aural Pleasure Loudspeakers are limited edition and inspired by London's Big Ben.
For better amplification, the speakers are cast in bronze, silver or 18ct gold. The specifications are:
- Sensitivity 97db 1w@1mtr
- Impedance 5 Ohms
- Frequency range 47Hz- 37Khz +\-4db & 39Hz-47Khz +\- 10db
Willing to splash out? The bronze will set you back £40,000 ($64,000), the silver cost £200,000 ($322,000), and the gold are a bargain at $3,000,000 ($4.8m).