Now, iPad 2 encrusted with dinosaur bone
As if the high-end features weren't enough, a British designer has encrusted an iPad 2 with diamonds, gold and shards of real dinosaur bone. This Gold History Edition phone can be yours for a whopping...india Updated: Jul 30, 2011 14:08 IST
Stuart Hughes, British designer of exclusive gadgets, encrusted an iPad 2 with diamonds, gold and shards of real dinosaur bone and has put it up for sale on his website for five million pounds ($8 million).
The gadget's rear section features two kilograms of 24-carat gold and the front frame is made from Ammolite, the oldest rock in the world (over 75 million years old).
To make the gadget even more individual, sections of a 65-million-year-old T-Rex dinosaur thigh bone were splintered and shaved into the Ammolite.
The Apple logo is encrusted with 53 flawless diamonds and a single 8.5-carat diamond decorates the "home" button.
The gadget dubbed the "Gold History Edition" is of a limited edition of only two units to be made.
Hughes, and his wife Katherine, create and sell exclusive iPhones, laptops, plasma TVs and other gadgets with mind-blowing price tags.
First Published: Jul 30, 2011 12:16 IST