don’t be taken aback by its price, for the Happy Plugs 18-carat Solid Gold Earphones is after all, the first headphones to be crafted in 18-carat solid gold. yes. solid gold – not plated or anything lesser, which makes us think: isn’t gold an awesome conductor that would hinder with the circuitry? anyway, that’s beside the point – the point is, it is awesome if you are a gold fanatics and have like 95,000 Swedish krona to drop, or some $15,000 greenbacks. handmade by a Swedish goldsmith in Old Town, Stockholm, the headphones is molded to the shape of Happy Plugs Earbuds and each pair has 25 grams worth of gold, making this worthy of a jewelry for fulfilling your opulent lifestyle.

the Happy Plugs 18-carat Solid Gold Earphones will be available starting from September 6, 2013 directly from Happy Plugs online store. expect a wait of 3-4 weeks before this luxe earphones lands on your doorsteps. only those with unlimited credit limit on their credit cards need to apply. man. 15 grand for a pair of audio buds. can you imagine that? no really. can you? in any case, mortals like us won’t be dreaming about a pair of five figure buds and for that Happy Plugs is more than happy to offer a more wallet-friendly version, known as Deluxe edition, in both earbuds and in-ear models for 249 SEK and 349 SEK (about US$38 and US$53), respectively. and those, my friend, sounds more like they belongs to this world.

Published by Mike chua

Avid tech enthusiast, gadget lover, marketing critic and most importantly, love to reason and talk.