A million dollars is not what it used to be, but let’s not fool ourselves, there is still a vast amount of luxury items that you could get away with purveying with just a million in your back pocket.
Swiss company, GoldVish have created the ultimate luxury mobile phone at the cost of a million dollars! The phone is made of 18-karat white gold and encrusted with 120-carats of VVS-1 grade diamonds. It comes standard with Bluetooth capabilities, a 2GB memory, an 8x digital camera, MP3 player, worldwide FM radio and e-mail. They do stock the more affordable $25 000 range if these are a tad too expensive.
The Mendis Million Dollar bottle is the world’s most expensive bottle of Brandy. It’s the world’s first clear bottled brandy made from coconut and was introduced at a world premier tasting of Mendis’ luxury liquid for a select few people in NYC at 49 Grove lounge. They’ve got many tasting events set up around the world so that potential buyers may have a sample before breaking the bank for a bottle.
$1 Million is just enough to get you Mikimoto’s limited edition set of 27 pearls with an art deco clasp with 11.92 carats of diamonds. These pearls are special as they are the highest quality South Sea pearls. They're rated AAA meaning they have an immaculate, flawless, highly sought after silver white luster. They're also large at 15.06 x 17.24 mm in diameter. These beauties are highly sought after in the Asian market but are not really from the South Seas at all. They are actually farmed in Broome, in northwestern Australia, where the ocean currents and high nutrient seawater and promote the growth of extra-large pearls. The pearls take over 10 years to develop as well as perfectly matching a set which takes a great many oysters.
The concept of MyMillionDollarPictures.com is for the owner to earn $1 million by having people pay $1 to have their image uploaded and added to a collection of a million people. This very feasible idea is quite successful as people buy Facebook “gifts” for $1 all the time. MyMillionDollarPictures.com was launched on November 23, 2009 by November 25 the owner had sold 125 pictures—that’s $125 in a two days only. Sites like these offer the easiest means of making a million without much hassle.
Hublot’s limited-edition Black Caviar Bang is a classic edition to the ‘million Dollar watch’. It features an 18k white gold case and a clasp embedded with hundreds of precision-cut black diamonds. The watch's total of 34.5 carats is made up of 322 diamonds on the case, 179 on the bezel and another 30 on the clasp. Given that black diamonds are a rarity, it’s no wonder the price tag and status attached to this timeless piece.
Encrusted with more than 1,000 diamonds, 2,400 pieces of mother of pearl, 400 pieces of abalone shell and 500 pieces of black onyx per square meter, the limited-edition LuxTouch range of tiles sell for an astounding $1,000,000 per square meter. This collection is designed by Pietra Firma and made by craftsmen utilizing traditional hand crafting methods.
Kee Jewelry of Singapore design exclusive ornamental Christmas accessories. Their pride and joy is their $1 million Christmas tree which is decorated with 21,798 diamonds and weighs 913 carats. It has 3,762 crystal beads and 456 lights. You might have to skip out on the Christmas gifts under the tree, considering the tree itself cost a cool ‘mill’.
How can a one-bedroom flat in Leics in the UK cost a million dollars? Well only if it can take you where no man has gone before! The Star Trek Apartment in Hinckley, Leics is based on the Starship Enterprise design with the interior giving you the feel of living in the spaceship environment. The apartment is installed with tech and gadgets such as voice-activated LED lighting throughout, hi-tech HVAC systems and authentic sounding ‘Trek’ effects. At just under a million it’s any Trekky fanboy’s dream home.
The Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi is one of the world's most expensive hotels and offers a $1,000,000 package for a 7 night stay for two, with first class return travel and many exclusive extras. The exclusive package includes a suite approximately 7300 sq. ft., side trips in a private jet to Iran for a carpet making experience, Bahrain for pearl diving and a visit to the Dead Sea in Jordan. You will also have a chauffeured luxury limo on request, daily spa treatments and a 'Royal Golf' experience. Not to mention the deep sea fishing trip and perfume making experience.
Lastly, your cool million will afford you the unique opportunity to buy land. No, we’re not talking about property here – you can buy actual ‘land’. The Lagoon Caye in Belize is a 13-acre ring shaped island with 7,000 square feet of Carribean Sea frontage and 5,000 square feet of interior lagoon frontage. The interior lagoon runs at 25 acres, is 30 feet deep and has a six-foot wide entrance. The island offers tranquility of having your own privacy without complete isolation as the closest mainland point is just 12 miles away.
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