It goes without a doubt that the majority of the most costly items in the world would be uncommon and exclusive. Most importantly, only the really wealthy can afford to own most of these, not people like me or you.
Spending enormous amounts of money on these most expensive items may also seem absurd. But if you possess a lot of money, you’ll want to get your hands on the most expensive and exquisitely gorgeous items possible.
The ultra-wealthy also desire to possess a unique collection of items for display purposes. Today, we’ll talk about 18 items that are so pricey that they are unattainable for the average person.
18. Magnetic floating bed
Cost: USD 1.6 million
This Magnetic floating bed’s pleased owner can say that he has something special in his possession that took seven years to create. The bed can support up to 2000 pounds and floats 1.2 feet above the surface.
17. iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose
Cost: USD 2.9 million
Since nobody would dare to misplace or break this Stuart Hughes cell phone, it is not an average mobile phone. The most expensive smartphone in the world is the iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose.
Four 2.5 carat pink baguette diamonds and 75 flawless diamonds are put in the handset. It comes with a pricey, hand-finished wallet made from genuine Ostrich foot.
16. Crystal Piano
Cost: USD 3.2 million
As the name implies, this piano is made entirely by hand from crystal. One of the priciest musical instruments in existence.
The piano was initially displayed to the public in 2008 at the Olympic Games’ opening ceremony in Beijing. A billion people both online and offline watched it as it was performed.
15. ‘Rhein II’ (photograph)
Cost: USD 4.3 million
The most costly image ever created is Rhein II. Andreas Gursky, a German visual artist, created this in 1999. This image captures how a man actually interacts with nature.
Gursky’s artwork, despite its seeming simplicity, exudes a strong sense of confidence in its potency.
14. Gold-plated Bugatti Veyron
Price: $10 million
This gold-plated Bugatti is the prized possession of American rapper Flo Rida. Amazingly, the car accelerates from 0 to 100 in just 2.8 seconds.
After his acquisition, the gold plating was added to the vehicle. You don’t have to be a billionaire to own this breathtaking beauty on wheels, as Flo Rida has demonstrated.
13. Dead Shark
Cost: $12 Million
Damien Hirst was the artist who produced this dead shark artwork. “The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” is the official title of this artwork. An unnamed financial whiz who works in the hedge fund sector saw this.
12. Diamond Panther Bracelet
Price: $12.4 million.
The most expensive bracelet in the world is a diamond panther bracelet. Wallace Simpson, the original socialite and queen of style, and Edward VIII fell in love thanks to this piece of jewelry.
11. The domain ‘Insure.com’
Cost: USD 16 million
The domain name “Insure.com” enjoys the distinction of being listed in the Guinness Book of Records in the category of the most expensive domain name ever sold.
It was sold to California-based Quinstreet, a publicly traded marketing company, for a staggering 16 million dollars.
10. The ‘Perfect Pink’
Expense: USD 23 million
The flawless Pink diamond fetched a staggering 23.2 million dollars at Christie’s Auction in Hong Kong. Vickie Sek, director of Christie’s Asia’s jewellery division, claims that it is the most costly jewel in all of Asia.
9. 201-carat gemstone watch
$25 million was spent.
Expensive watch enthusiasts constantly look for unusual, expensive, and one-of-a-kind pieces. This 201-carat gemstone watch perfectly satisfies all the standards for what a perfect timepiece ought to look like.
The watchmakers of Chopard created this. Heart-shaped fancy diamonds are inlaid, along with 874 diamonds and 201 carats of precious gemstones.
8. 1963 Ferrari GTO
52 million USD in costs
Bloomberg reports that this was bought in a covert deal from a creative patent attorney named Paul Pappalardo by an unknown buyer. It is the most costly vehicle ever made.
This specific GTO, one of 39 GTOs produced to date, was piloted by Jean Guichet to triumph in the Tour de France road race held in 1963.
7. L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace
Cost: USD 55 million
The most extravagant necklace in the world, L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace, is worth $55 million.
A nearly perfect 407.48-carat white diamond and 90 other white diamonds weighing a combined 230 carats make up this ring. A girl in Congo made this discovery over 30 years ago.
6. Garçon à la pipe (painting)
Cost: USD 104 million
Pablo Picasso, the master artist, completed this magnificent Garçon à la pipe painting in 1905.
This was painted by Picasso when he was only 24 years old, and he thought it was one of his best-ever early pieces to sell as art.
5. ‘The Card Players’ (painting)
Cost: USD 275 million
The Royal household of Al Thani of Qatar currently owns the painting, which is a work by renowned French artist Paul Cezzane. In an endeavour to prove itself as a global intellectual powerhouse, Qatar paid 275 million dollars to acquire this extremely rare picture.
4. Villa Leopolda
Price: USD 506 million
The second most costly home in the world, behind Antilla, is Villa Leopolda. On the French Riviera, a building called Leopolda was built to serve as a hospital during World War II. The Safras, Edmond and Lily are the owners.
Cost: USD 2 billion
Mukesh Ambani, the wealthiest man in Asia, is the owner of Antilia, which is based in Mumbai. The lavish features of this enormous 27-story building include three helipads, air traffic control, 168 spaces for parking, a ballroom, 9 high-speed elevators, a 50-seat theatre, and many others. It is constructed in such a design that it can withstand an 8.0 magnitude earthquake.
2. Hubble Space Telescope
Cost: USD 2.1 billion
The Hubble Space Telescope is the 2nd most costly item on our list and the most pricey telescope in the globe, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Since its first deployment in 1990, it has contributed to a number of significant discoveries, including the confirmation that the cosmos as a whole is expanding and aiding in the understanding of the universe’s age.
1. Yacht History Supreme
Cost: USD 4.5 billion
The most costly yacht in the world, the History Supreme, is gauged to be worth $4.8 billion. It took practically three years to complete the yacht after it was designed by Stuart Hughes, a celebrated luxury designer based in the UK. An obscene 4.5 billion dollars was paid by a Malaysian businessman to purchase this costly 100-foot ship.
Due to the use of about 100,000 kg of precious metals, including solid gold and platinum, in constructing this luxury liner, the boat has an unusually expensive price tag. The base of the boat, the dining area, the staircases, etc., are all made almost entirely of precious metals. The focal point of this yacht, which is fashioned entirely of meteorite rock, is the master bedroom.