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High technology penetrated the jewelry business

Today, decoration can be not only decorative, but functional. Millionaires do not skimp on the purchase of gadgets in gold and in a generous placer of diamonds.

USB-drives or flash drives steadily entered the life of everyone. Because of their diminutiveness, they are also popular with jewelers who put a gadget into precious “armor” with the most diverse designs. The Italian brand Roberto Cavalli is not afraid of experimental forms. For the adherents of glamor of both sexes was created pendant flash drive in the form of a canine. 4 Gb of memory hides the case with “animal” prints, which are the brand feature of the fashion brand. All the fun is worth 570 dollars.

Cartier company adheres to the style of its popular watch lines in the decoration of flash drives, including when choosing materials. The latest high-tech masterpieces – USB-drives – created in the decoration of palladium and black lacquer. You can buy a flash drive for $ 800.

The French style of the 18th century was recreated in the decor of the gilded case of Chirita flash drives. Their capacity is 64 Gb, and the price starts at $ 1,255. You can buy a set of three gadgets at once, to which is attached a special branded box.

In pursuit of exclusivity and preciousness of finishing, U3 launched the Gold DiskOnKey USB drive. Its exorbitant price of $ 2000 is fully justified, because the case is trimmed with gold, and the inlaid diamond is highlighted in amber LED color when it is connected.

However, the recognized leader among the precious flash drives has become the Mii Stor. A few years ago, it was released in a gold case with a 4Gb memory in a limited edition and sold out among fans of functional luxury in a moment even for $ 19,000. This year, a more advanced version of this flash drive was presented, more expensive and pretentious. Mii Stor ICE + has a platinum case, sparkling with 462 diamonds weighing 5.10 carats. The content has also been upgraded – now the memory of the flash drive is 8 GB. The price is quite acceptable for Mark Zuckerberg and his associates – $ 23,000.

The Plantronics Discovery 925 gold headset price record of $ 50,000 is still in the top line, even after two and a half years. Of course, the golden case material and the diamond design of the gadget played an important role. And for only $ 5,500, there can be a real miracle on your desk – a Victorian laptop from Datamancer.

The prefix Wii for many replaces the gym, music studio and karaoke club, thus presenting a real treasure. This is exactly how Nintendo positioned the gold console for the Wii that it developed, without being embarrassed in determining the value of $ 500,000. Sony is not one step behind its main competitor, it has created a console for the PS3 Supreme from solid gold and diamonds with a price of some 324,000 dollars. It is definite that not only children play consoles …

In the review of precious gadgets can not be passed by the iconic symbol of the entire electronic world – the company Apple. The iPod over the past years has been inspiring designers for a variety of jewelry masterpieces, such as: the single Supreme Touch model from a 149 g piece of gold at 22 carats with a corresponding price of 213,000 dollars or a completely imbued iPod with diamonds, called iDiamond, at a reasonable price – $ 31,000. And this is not the limit of the precious power of Apple, which will still surprise us in the near future.

High technology in the case of precious metals, it seems, has gained a special niche in the jewelry business, and this review is only the tip of the iceberg.

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