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    British jeweler Stuart Hughes, famous for his diamond-encrusted technology, announced an addition to his collection: An $8 million iPhone 4. Calling it the "most expensive phone," his website says the phone's bezel includes 500 flawless diamonds, which total more than 100 carats. The back of the phone is made from rose gold and includes an Apple logo fashioned from 53 additional diamonds. The limited edition had a run of only two phones.
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    If you fancy yourself a high-tech King Midas, then this phone, made of solid 18-karat gold, may be for you. The screen is framed with sapphires, and the keyboard is made of special durable crystal sapphire. Crafted for those who want to travel the world in luxury, the phone comes equipped with six Swiss watches, showing time zones all over the world. Going on sale in May 2011 for the price of $30,000 a pop, this ornamental phone made by Gresso is fit for a king.
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    While diamonds are a girl's best friend, black diamonds may be your iPhone's best friend. This iPhone 4 is first inlaid with 200-year-old African Blackwood, before black diamonds are added. To up the luxury, the Gresso company has added white diamonds, 18-karat pink gold and platinum to the mix. Unveiled in March, the price of the new phone is unknown, although the version without diamonds runs for $10,000.
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    Does your iPad need a little dressing up? This one is encased in 200-year-old African Blackwood, which Gresso claims is the most valuable tree in the world. The Apple logo on the back is in 18-karat gold, ensuring that your iPad is one of a kind.
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    Want to let everyone around you know that you're richer than they are? This $1.2 million luxury cellphone from Swiss company GoldVish should do the trick. Eighteen-karat solid gold and covered in more than 100 carats of only the finest diamonds, the "Piece Unique" houses a high-tech cellphone including a camera and MP3 player.
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