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Gold and Other Precious Metals 2011
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10 Outrageous Objects Made of Gold

British jewelry maker Stuart Hughes marries the state of the art in gadgetry with mind-blowing opulence. His pimped out version of the iPad2 is made with 2000 grams of solid 24k gold, and 53 gems, including multiple diamonds.Throw in some of the world's oldest rock, ammolite, some Tyrannosaurus Rex thigh bone, and Hughes is selling it for $8,254,150. He's only making two.

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Golden iPad2

British jewelry maker Stuart Hughes marries the state of the art in gadgetry with mind-blowing opulence.

This pimped out version of the iPad2 is made with 2000 grams of solid 24-carat gold and 53 gems, including multiple diamonds.

Throw in some of the world's oldest rock, ammolite, some Tyrannosaurus Rex thigh bone, and this iPad 2 is selling for $8,254,150. But if you want one, you'll have to rush, Stuart Hughes is only making two.

Photo: StuartHughes.com