8th DAY – DUBAI – OLD DUBAI AND THE WORLD'S HEAVIEST GOLD RING

by Antonio Gil November. 18, 2015 3194 views

Those with a penchant for gold should make their way to Dubai for a glimpse of the world's largest ring. The Najmat Taiba or Star of Taiba is estimated to cost $3 million, is on display at the Deira Gold Souk, according to The Times of India.
The 21-carat ring weighs almost 64 kilograms (141 pounds), and is studded with 5.1 kilograms (11 pounds) of precious stones.
It took 55 workers 45 days to finish the ring which also has 615 Swarovski stones according to Emirates.com. The ring has a certificate from the Guinness Book of World Records and was endorsed by the World Gold Council.
The Najmat Taiba cost its owner only $547,000 to make back in 2000, when gold priced at about $250 an ounce. Gold prices are trading high at about $1,497.50 on the market today.

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WORLD'S HEAVIEST GOLD RING AT WATCH & JEWELLERY SHOW IN SHARJAH [youtube.com]

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Chossid 5 years, 3 months ago

Who could wear it? Sounds like a punishment.

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Gillian Parsons 5 years, 3 months ago

SO much money abounds, I remember seeing a mobile phone encrusted with diamonds.................................great series.

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Sara G 5 years, 3 months ago

Amazing but sad to see all that money in something not useful these days. What about all the poor people in India. Very good shot!

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Dan Ravasio 5 years, 3 months ago

That's what I call some major BLING

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Moira 5 years, 3 months ago

NEED to Be a Giant of a person to wear it!!! :-0

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Jay Boggess 5 years, 3 months ago

If you got it flaunt it.........right???
Love the street scenes in #4 & #2.......

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 5 years, 3 months ago

I remember the airport in Dubai, and all the bling! I think there was a solid gold Rolls Royce on show. Having just arrived from Mumbai it was quite a shock.

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Louise Hayes 5 years, 3 months ago

I love the geometry of #4 perfect and to my faves

5 years, 3 months ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble 5 years, 3 months ago

Opulence! :-)

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