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Top 18 Most Expensive Things in the World

Expensive Things in the World

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.

Magnetic floating bed

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.

iPhone 3GS Supreme Rose

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.

Crystal Piano

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.

‘Rhein II’ (photograph)

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.

Gold-plated Bugatti Veyron

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.

Dead Shark

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.

Diamond Panther Bracelet

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.

The domain ‘Insure.com’

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.

The ‘Perfect Pink’

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.

201-carat gemstone watch

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.

1963 Ferrari GTO

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.

L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace

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.

Garçon à la pipe (painting)

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.

‘The Card Players’ (painting)

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.

Villa Leopolda

3. Antilia

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.

Hubble Space Telescope

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.

Yacht History Supreme