A $1.3 mn gold toilet has over 40,000 diamonds in its seat and has taken social media by storm
The ostentatious toilet is an attempt by the jeweller to set a Gunniess World Record for “The Most Diamonds set in a Toilet”. Coronet already holds records for other items it has designed.
It comes with a toilet seat composed of bulletproof glass with 40,815 diamonds embedded in it — a total 334.68 carats.
A diamond-studded, gold toilet created by a Hong Kong jeweller stole the show after it was uneiled at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. The gold toilet, costs a whopping 12 million yuan or $1.3 million.
While gold toilets aren’t uncommon, this one comes with a toilet seat made of bulletproof glass that encases 40,815 small diamonds.
A gold #toilet studded with more than 40,000 #diamonds worth $1.2 million unveiled at the #CIIE2019. The toilet, designed by the #HongKong musician #AaronShum, will be listed in the #GuinnessWorldRecords on Nov 6. (Video: Yang Hui/GT) pic.twitter.com/VI6tlxvIKM
— Global Times (@globaltimesnews) November 6, 2019
Produced by Coronet, a brand owned by Hong Kong jewellery firm Aaron Shum, the lavish toilet is one of many other exquisite diamond-studded items at the event, including a white gold, diamond-encrusted guitar estimated to be worth $2 million.
A toilet studded with 40,815 diamonds worth over $1,200,000 is exhibited at the 2nd #CIIE in Shanghai. A guitar made of a 400-carat diamond and 18K white gold is also on display, with an estimated value of about $2 million. pic.twitter.com/uPYt6tSHMs
— People’s Daily, China (@PDChina) November 5, 2019
See reactions below:
That’s 3400 bill gates toilets
— Ronald Reagan’s Secret Son since December 19 1986 (@rajawillsmith) November 5, 2019
Such lavish display of rare capital monumental designs having no utility in practice must be given diversions to upliftment of ‘have nots’ instead of being drained to be decayed invein later on with the passage of time ahead.
— Subhash Chander (@schanderkaushik) November 6, 2019
Looks cool. Roger would appreciate it as a perfect match. pic.twitter.com/cjDoAqBBcU
— Total Domination (@FullDomination) November 6, 2019
Just the thought of seating on that many diamonds would make anybody constipated. 🤣🤣🤣
— Christine (@Rackapuzz1957) November 5, 2019