Most Expensive Snakes

  Anyone interested in expensive snakes should know of Bob Clark. He is, after all, responsible for breeding some of the world’s most expensive snakes. In fact, he produced the only known genetic striped ball python. The python gets its name from the wide, black-bordered, yellow stripe along its back. Clark currently sells these expensive ophidians for $5,000 apiece. A …

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Most Expensive Diamond

  Diamond-owners rejoice—even in a recession, diamonds command a hefty price. In fact, the first half of 2008 saw a 32% increase in jewelry sales at Christie’s auction houses when compared to sales in the first six months of 2007. They saved the best for last, however, as the world’s most expensive diamond was sold in December of 2008. The …

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Most Expensive Sake

  Sake, a word used to refer to any alcoholic beverage in Japan, has come to mean a specific drink in America. While we often call that drink a “rice wine,” the rice fermentation process is closer to the making of beer than wine. Despite that fact, the resulting brew is non-carbonated and tastes similar to wine. There are three …

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The Most Expensive Island in the World

The most expensive Island in the world is Lisbon Island, a massive private island in Portugal, situated 300 metres off the coast of London, is a massive 3000 acres, just 5km away from Lisbon Harbor and 6km away from Lisbon International Airport. This Island has bested the 100 million dollars worth Ronde Island located in Grenada, and is receiving proposals …

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Most Expensive Backgammon Set

Artist Bernard Maquin has crafted a backgammon set resembling the exotic traditions of the Middle East. More of a luxurious work of art than a board-game, the inspiration for the design of this expensive Backgammon board and game pieces came from fusing geometric patterns with eastern art and architectural designs. Created for the Charles Hollander Collection, 61082 black, white, and …

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