The $1 Million iPhone Goes On Sale – Made of 24-Carat Gold...

The $1 Million iPhone Goes On Sale – Made of 24-Carat Gold Bezel, 700 Diamonds [LOOK]

By Daily Mail Online on March 5, 2014
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Apple iPhones have the reputation for being fragile at the best of times, but a jeweller has created a model so expensive its unlikely its owner will want to take it out of the box.

The handset, built by London-based jewellery firm Alchemist, is the world’s most expensive iPhone with a £600,000 ($1 million) price tag.

Dubbed Million Dollar iPhone, the handset has a handmade, 24-carat gold bezel and is covered in 700 individual diamonds, totalling over seven carats.

The handset, built by London based jewellers Alchemist, is the world's most expensive iPhone - with a £600,000 ($1 million) price tag. Dubbed Million Dollar iPhone, the handset has a handmade, 24-carat gold bezel and is covered in 700 individual diamonds, totalling over seven carats

The handset, built by London based jewellers Alchemist, is the world’s most expensive iPhone – with a £600,000 ($1 million) price tag. Dubbed Million Dollar iPhone, the handset has a handmade, 24-carat gold bezel and is covered in 700 individual diamonds, totalling over seven carats

 

THE MILLION DOLLAR IPHONE

The rear panel of the Million Dollar iPhone is made from 24-carat gold.

It is covered in 700 individual diamonds totalling more than seven carats.

More than 50 diamonds were used to recreate the Apple logo on the rear of the case.

The navigation button is also made from 24-carat gold and has a two carat diamond cut into the centre.

It took seven months to build and Alchemist London said it only plans to make two of the handsets.

Alchemist London specialises in adding designer gold and jewelled cases to laptop computers, tablets and smart phones.

The company said it set out to create an item that was so luxurious it would ‘redefine the meaning of grandeur’ and spent seven months making the bespoke device.

‘It has culminated in the production of the most sought after piece of customised technology available in the world today,’ said a spokesman for Alchemist London.

The rear panel of the Million Dollar iPhone is made from 24-carat gold, with 53 diamonds making up the Apple logo.

The navigation button, pictured, is made from 24-carat gold and has a two carat diamond cut into the centre. The bespoke handset was made by hand and it took seven months to complete

The navigation button, pictured, is made from 24-carat gold and has a two carat diamond cut into the centre. The bespoke handset was made by hand and it took seven months to complete

 

Alchemist London specialises in adding designer gold and jewelled cases to laptop computers, tablets and smart phones. More than 50 diamonds were used to recreated the Apple logo on the rear of the case

Alchemist London specialises in adding designer gold and jewelled cases to laptop computers, tablets and smart phones. More than 50 diamonds were used to recreated the Apple logo on the rear of the case

The navigation button is also made from 24-carat gold and has a two carat diamond cut into the centre.

The spokesman added: ‘Meticulous, painstaking, and methodical are the closest words with which to describe the creative process.

‘The design has been called, ‘A challenge of epic aesthetic and technical proportions.’

Only two of the handsets will be sold, with prospective buyers being asked to formally register their interest on either of the company’s two websites, the-million-dollar-iphone.com and gold-alchemist.com.

The handset and accessories, including a charger and USB cable, come in a bespoke case.

Onlky two of the handsets will be sold. Prospective buyers are being asked to formally register their interest on the company's website. The handset and accessories, including a charger and USB cable, come in a bespoke box, pictured

Only two of the handsets will be sold. Prospective buyers are being asked to formally register their interest on the company’s website. The handset and accessories, including a charger and USB cable, come in a bespoke box, pictured

1 COMMENT

  1. Masha Allah….dis is a nice one(bravo)…pls I wil like to place an order of d phone,I wil like to buy 1……. Pls I need to be updated and hw d fone wil get to me…tnkx

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