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Christmas Tree: Which are the most valuable & beautiful of the world?Monday 2 January 2017
Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a traditional and beautiful Christmas Tree! With several lights, colors, balls, and many objects, the decoration of this symbol is essential to people get prepared to this event. Check it out some of the most valuable Christmas Trees of the whole world in 2016.
5. Queen Victoria Building’s Swarovski Christmas Tree (C.T.): $1.5 Million
This is not the usual shopping center tree.
This is the Australia’s largest indoor tree for Christmas, with 80-foot, 144,000 Swarovski crystals, 60,000 LED lights and about 10,000 bulbs.
Let it shine and amaze yourself!
4. Ginza Tanaka Golden (C.T.): $4.76 Million
Japanese high-end jeweler Ginza Tanaka launched, not its first, but its most expensive tree in 2013.
The 7 feet 10 inch tree, which is displayed in Ginza Tanaka’s flagship store in Ginza District, Tokyo, is made out of 106 pounds of pure gold, and decorated with over 100 gold-leaf ribbons, hearts and orchids, and even popular Disney characters.
Ginza Tanaka also accepts orders for a custom-made miniature versions of the tree, at about a quarter million dollars each.
3. Takashimaya’s Golden (C.T.): $9.5 Million
This 7-foot tall tree is displayed as part of a gold exhibit at the store’s branch in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district. Adorned with brandy cups, candle holders and playing cards made out of pure gold, the tree is also decorated with traditional red-colored bulbs and ribbons for that Christmas familiar touch.
2. The Emirates Palace (C.T.): $11.5 Million
Inaugurated in 2010 in the seven star Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, this 43 foot synthetic tree was adorned with several hundred pieces of diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires, as well as branded watches and custom made jewelry, bringing the price of the tree from $10,000 to a phenomenal $11.5 million. The structure amazed many people, but it also shocked a lot of people, because of its opulence.
1. The Rodrigo De Freitas Lagoon’s Floating Lagoa (C.T.): Cost Not Released
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With 542 ton and 279 foot tall, this floating sparkling Tree it is a touristic attraction with more than 20 years. Sponsored by donations and volunteering, this structure has 22 miles of electrical wiring across the approximately 27-storey-sized tree, 3.1 million micro bulbs, 2150 strobe lights, and 100 giant LED spotlights. It requires a power supply of up to 2228 KVA. No one knows (or no one says) the exact cost of this 21-year event, but it is surely by far the most expensive.
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