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Buy a Gold-Plated Putin Phone to Show Your Love for Russia

President Vladimir Putin's jewel-encrusted likeness can now be found gracing a limited run of gold-plated iPhones, available for purchase at the princely sum of 147,000 rubles ($4,340). Italian luxury brand Caviar's "Supremo Putin" iPhone 5S boasts an 18-karat gold exterior, the back of which...

Pawn broker melted stolen family heirlooms

Stolen gold jewellery, watches and other family heirlooms were melted down by a west Auckland secondhand dealer who on-sold the precious metal and illegally earned about $250,000. Between January 2008 and April 2010, Robin Adrian Burgess, now 55, paid city thieves for gold. Those who didn't want...

Nike Launch Gold Neymar HyperVenom

HyperVenom goes gold in a Neymar exclusive that will be worn by the Brazilian throughout the knockout stages of the World Cup. With Iniesta’s bags packed and Cristiano Ronaldo on his way out, Nike’s hope of summer success turns to the tournament’s poster-boy. Neymar was primed to reach...

Nike Gold Neymar

Buy a solid gold goalie mask for just $12,500

Suppose you're an obscenely wealthy hockey fan. You've got wads of cash burning a hole in your pocket, and you're looking to spend it on something that says, "I love hockey, and I'm obscenely and perhaps even comically wealthy." Boy oh boy, have we got just the thing. Presenting Armori...

Solid Gold Goalie Mask

NZ$288/Roll Gold Embossed Toilet Paper

The humble loo roll is an item that almost everyone uses every day yet it seems to attract so little attention in the way of headlines. But when one enterprising soul decided to emboss toilet paper with 24 carat gold motifs, it’s unsurprising that he raised a few eyebrows. The tissue is...

Gold Toilet Paper 3

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Gold Samsung Galaxy S5

Sprint and T-Mobile get the honor of being the first US carriers to sell the GS5 superphone in any color other than black or white. Yes! Sprint and T-Mobile have broken the US' dry spell when it comes to Samsung's more colorful versions of its Galaxy S5 smartphone. Customers can snap up the...

Gold Samsung S5

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X Still Marks Sunken Spot, and Gold Awaits

The discovery of sunken gold conjures up visions of instant riches: Swiss bank accounts and lazy afternoons on faraway beaches, daiquiris in hand. But the quest to salvage the S.S. Central America — which went down in 1857 in a hurricane off South Carolina carrying 425 souls, as well as...

Gold Bars Sunken

Fine for dealer who fixed scales in gold-buying con

Stall owner John Lynch was rumbled trying to buy chain after shaving 3g of its weight A dodgy gold buyer in Manchester has been fined £400 after he was caught trying to rip off an undercover officer. John Christopher Lynch, 60, was rumbled trying to buy a gold chain worth £140 for a...

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Vodafone’s Goldrush giveaway with Breakfast

Breakfast is giving away two Samsung Galaxy S5 phones worth over $1,000 each every day this week! Vodafone customers who buy a Samsung Galaxy get the chance to win $100,000 worth of gold from Vodafone and Breakfast is giving you the chance to enter that draw for free. All you have to do is...

Scrap dealer finds €24m Faberge egg at bric-a-brac stall

Buyer purchased egg in hope he could cash in on its scrap metal value Undated handout photo issued by Wartski of a Third Imperial Faberge Easter Egg made for Russian royalty that was bought by a scrap metal dealer at a US bric-a-brac market, the egg is ultra-rare and worth around £20...

Rare Gold Egg Faberge

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