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Wednesday, April 26 2017

May the ore be with you: Japan sells gold Darth Vader mask

A solid gold Darth Vader mask is going on sale in Japan, with a $1.4 million price tag for a one-of-a-kind likeness of science fiction's most famous villain.

Jeweller Ginza Tanaka on Tuesday showcased the 15-kilogramme (33-pound) sculpture, which has been commissioned to mark the 40th anniversary this year of the release of "Star Wars".

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Friday, March 31 2017

Dubai begins GOLD-PLATING £35 million structure

Dubai's newest landmark forms a perfect snapshot of the city's panoramic view with a 50-storey-high gold-plated picture frame.

The Frame, which cost an estimated Dh160million (£35million) consists of two 150-metre high, 93-metre wide towers connected by a 100-square-meter bridge - all covered in gold plating.

From the bridge connecting the two towers, tourists can take snapshots of the city's panoramic view, with 'Old Dubai' in the north and 'New Dubai' in the south.

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Thursday, February 2 2017

Lego brick made of 14 carat solid gold sells for £12,000

The most expensive Lego brick in the world went up for auction - and sold for £12,000.

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Friday, January 27 2017

Kintsugi, The Japanese Art of Fixing Broken Pottery With Gold

Most people would like damages to their broken items to be concealed and hidden by repair making the object look like new. But the Japanese art of Kintsugi follows a different philosophy. Rather than disguising the breakage, kintsugi restores the broken item incorporating the damage into the aesthetic of the restored item, making it part of the object’s history. Kintsugi uses lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold, silver, platinum, copper or bronze, resulting into something more beautiful than the original.

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Monday, January 23 2017

New Addition To The White House

Considering Trump's love of gold it would be amazing to see the gold bull run coincide with his term in office.

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Sunday, January 22 2017

Donald Trump put up gold drapes in the Oval Office because of course he did

Donald Trump loves gold. He surrounds himself with it whenever he can. If you do an image search for “Donald Trump penthouse” your eyes are bombarded with an array of garish photographs of quasi-French gold-plated interior design.

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Trump gives Oval Office a gold new look

Gold curtains, rug and trimmings installed in White House as president begins first day as commander-in-chief

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Friday, December 23 2016

Donald Trump Gold iPhones Sell for $151,000

If you have six figures to drop on someone very special this Christmas, why not go for a gold-plated iPhone case featuring Donald Trump's face?

The solid gold smartphone, which is also encrusted with diamonds, is priced at about $151,000, CNN Money reported. Goldgenie is selling the phone, a business that adds gold plates to any item customers want.

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Saturday, October 15 2016

World’s biggest gold ring exhibited in Shanghai

Visitors are astonished by the magnificence of the world’s biggest gold ring, exhibited at Jewelry Shanghai 2016 on Oct. 13. The ring, which was made by a Chinese company, has been acknowledged by Guinness World Records after breaking the previous record in May. It weighs 82.2 kilograms and is estimated to be worth 30 million RMB.

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Saturday, September 17 2016

This 18-carat gold toilet can now be used at New York's Guggenheim Museum

New York’s renowned Guggenheim Museum is replacing one of its standard porcelain toilets with an upscale equivalent — an 18-carat, solid gold toilet that will be open to the public to use.

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Friday, July 15 2016

India 'gold man' battered to death

An Indian man who bought one of the world's most expensive shirts made entirely of gold has been allegedly battered to death, police said.

Datta Phuge shot into the global limelight in 2013 when he bought a shirt made with more than 3kg of gold and worth $250,000 (£186,943).

A money lender based in western Pune, Mr Phuge was called "the gold man".

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Thursday, May 12 2016

Artist's Dazzling Self-Portraits Explore The Cosmic Power Of Gold

One only has to look at gold for a moment to catch a glimpse of its eternal mystique. Its sacred powers are evident in its mellow luminescence, a quiet visual hum that draws you closer, hypnotized. Its glow radiating heat, power, holiness and timelessness.

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Wednesday, March 11 2015

Wall Street expects high margins, respectable sales for launch of well-designed Apple Watch

Huberty's assumptions call for Apple to account for 1 percent of the 30 million unit-per-year Swiss luxury watch market with its high end Apple Watch Edition, starting at $10,000.

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Sunday, March 1 2015

Apple buying a third of world’s gold to meet demand for iWatch

Josh Centers, from TidBits, estimates that each gold watch will contain 2 troy ounces (62.2 grams) of gold. So, based on the estimated sales figure, he concludes that Apple will need 746 tons of gold a year, or about 30% of the world’s annual production.

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Wednesday, October 1 2014

Gold Lamborghini Aventador Zooming Around Paris Fashion Week

Assuming the gold is authentic, this Lamborghini Aventador Roadster is worth around $6 million, making it one of the most expensive cars on earth.

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