The Top 17 World's Most Expensive Things 2022

The top 15 most expensive things in the world.


The most expensive things in the world are kinds of stuff with price tags that some people can buy easily while many people will scratch their heads for the price. Similar things to some of the items mentioned below can be gotten ordinary with a few dollars. 


This article explains the reasons behind the enormous prices attached to them; as they are things bought at staggering unbelievable prices. Evidently, the people who buy these things do not have issues with money.

 

These are the top 17 world's most expensive things 2022, they are,        

  1. History Supreme
  2. Antilia
  3. Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
  4. Air Force One
  5. Salvator Mundi
  6. A Heritage in Bloom 
  7. L'Homme au doigt
  8. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO
  9. The Graff Hallucination Watch
  10. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond
  11. Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur
  12. Antonio Vietri Moon Star Shoes
  13. Leica 0-series no. 105

And four more priciest things. Check out their price in US dollars and lots more. 


Read on...

 


 

17. Crystal Piano, Heintzman     

Crystal Piano, Heintzman is among the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit:  Themarketherald

Price: $3.22 million

 

It is a piano made of acrylic, also known as crystal, and hence its name. It is a 9 feet long gorgeous piano with a transparent body. It was manufactured by Heintzman, a Canadian piano manufacturer. It was built mainly for Beijing Olympic Games, in 2008. 


It was unveiled during that time and it was played to a large audience by Lang Lang. And he is a world-famous pianist perform, he played a rendition of the Yellow The piano was sold at the auction to an anonymous bidder at that staggering amount mentioned above. It is among the top most expensive things in the world in 2022.  

 



16. Rhein II                               

Rhein II is on the list of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Alchetron

Price: 4.3 million


On seeing the picture at first, you may feel you couldn’t see anything that makes this photo to be special and sold at a ridiculous price. Its ground-breaking price that it was sold actually shock the art world too. However, to the buyer, it is definitely worth it. 


The photograph was taken by Andreas Gursky in 1999. There are factors that contributed to being one of the most expensive things in the world and of course the costliest photograph. It is taken by a prestigious artist and his previous work has always been valued. 


If someone asks for the top art photographer in the world, Andreas Gursky will definitely be mentioned. Even though the image was taken in 1999, this photograph has been digitally altered and enhanced. Andreas removed the areas that bothered him, leaving him with this incredibly captivating image.

 



15. Juliet Rose                             

On the list of the most expensive things in the world is Juliet Rose.
Image credit: Buntysmum / Pixabay 

Price: $5 million


Imagine holding a flower that cost more than a house that is a Juliet rose. It is a flower named after Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. It is a beautiful flower with a full cup and it has distinctive petals. It has an appealing scent and its color looks like an apricot. 


It is one of the world's rarest flowers and of course the rarest rose. It is the most expensive flower that it took its breeder, David Austin to spend a staggering amount of  $3 million (£2.3 million) to develop it. It also took him a very long time to achieve this; he spent 15 years cultivating it. 


The rose plant grows to about 3-3.5 feet tall. It produces full bloom and it is disease resistant. Everyone was amazed in 2006 to see the amazing flower at the Chelsea flower show. For this, it is still listed among the top most expensive flowers in the world in 2022. 




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14. Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter  

One of the most expensive thing in the world is Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Fighter.
Image credit: Allbikeprice

Price: $11 million

 

It is the world's most expensive motorcycle. It is also referred to as the ‘Evolution of the Machine’.  It was sold at that price to the highest bidder in an auction, initially, the price start at $110,000. 


Although Neiman Marcus is not a fully established bike manufacturer, they are a luxury department store chain in the United States. So when it was presented to Nilani, the value of the bike increased. 


The bike is not simply what it appears to be, meaning it is more than its body as a whole. The motorcycle can reach a maximum speed of 300 kmph and it is street legal. It is a powerful bike with a 120ci 45-degree air-cooled V-Twin engine. It is made of carbon fiber body parts, aluminum, and titanium.

 



13. Leica 0-series no. 105        

Among the most expensive things in the world is Leica 0-series no. 105 camera.
Image credit: Mensgear

Price: $15 million


At the 40th Leitz Photographica Auction, the camera was sold. It is a 35mm camera made by Leica. We know that Leica always produces expensive cameras, and this also influences the price of this camera. 


It is an old camera, 100 years old belonging to Oskar Barnack. He was later known as Leica as he was an engineer then at the Leitz company. The camera was designed by him, for this, his name is written on the top of the camera.




In addition to the quality of its products, Leica is well loved for the classic and understated look of his cameras, and this is obvious from the look and design of this costly camera, 0-series no. 105. 


This tells us the history from the beginning of his camera. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most expensive things in the world in 2022 and in history. 

 



12. Antonio Vietri Moon Star Shoes 

One of the most expensive things in the world is Antonio Vietri Moon Star Shoes.
Image credit: Emirateswoman

Price: $19.9 million


They are shoes made of solid gold, 30 carats of diamonds and an Argentinian meteorite circa discovered in 1576. During the Fashion Week, it was displayed on a yacht in Dubai which is part of Made in Italy, Designed in Emirates (MIDE) activities. 


Antonio Vietri is known for building expensive world-first shoes, such as the 24k gold shoes that were dispatched to a buyer through a helicopter five years ago. The shoes are made to show respect and admiration for the world's tallest building, Dubai's Burj Khalifa. 


That is true, from the shape of the heal, you will notice Burj Khalifa design in it. On the 11th of October, 2019 in Dubai, at the Dubai Marina, during the launch presentation people gaze at the pair of shoes valuing almost $20 million.

 


11. Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur   

On the list of the most expensive things in the world is this dress called Nightingale of Kuala Lumpur.
Image credit: Minikar.ru


Price: $30 million


It is a stunning silky red gown, the priciest dress in the world, and of course the world’s most expensive clothing item. It was made and designed by Faisol Abdullah, a popular Malaysian designer. 


It is expensive because of the material used in making the dress. The dress is made with 751 diamonds, Swarovski crystals, silk, and chiffon. The dress weighs 1100 carats plus a 70-carat teardrop diamond. When the dress was unveiled in 2009, Kavita Sidhu was allowed to model it. 




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10. Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond 

The most expensive things in the world also include the Falcon Supernova iPhone 6 Pink Diamond.
Image credit: Clubdelux.pt

Price: $48.5 million

 

It is the priciest smartphone and it is one out of the most expensive things in the world in 2022. It is only available for iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 models. The two models' bodies are made of 18 or 24-carat rose gold and platinum. 


Their screen size is 5.5 and 4.7 inches respectively. Falcon Company is based in New York, USA and it is popularly known for making luxury items for rich people such as royal families, heads of state, famous singers and actors, and among others. 


It is not surprising that the Company made this phone. The phone can be used anywhere around the world. It is secure to use as it has a special holder in it. The phones have a pink diamond with a beveled rectangular form below the Apple logo. 


The phone's model determines the stone's dimension. A 35 by 25 mm stone is featured for the 4.7-inch model, and the stone size is a little bit larger for the 5.5-inch iPhone.

 



9. The Graff Hallucination Watch    

The Graff Hallucination Watch is one of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Aspireluxurymag

Price: $55 million

 

In 2014, Graff unveiled this outstanding watch. Even though the watch has small quartz at the center, it is surrounded by large fabulous diamonds of different colors. The watch is long-lasting and accurate and do not require constant winding. 


Of course, that is expected from a watch of that price. The small quartz is likewise in amid tiny pink diamonds.  Due to the fact that the watch is surrounded by a breathtaking large amount of diamonds, with this, it is expensive. 




Not really is the small quartz that contributed to its cost but the diamonds. The watch weighs 110 carats. Which is made up of Fancy Light Pink, Fancy Intense Pink, Fancy Orange, Fancy Green, Fancy Light Grey Blue, Fancy Intense Blue, and Fancy Vivid Yellow diamonds. 


The diamonds are of different shapes such as heart-shaped, round, pear, radiant, and marquise. The main reason Graff made this watch is that they wanted to show the world their skill in the diamond industry, innovation, excellence, and authority. 

 



8. 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO     

Belonging to the list of the most expensive things in the world is 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO car.
Image credit: Liam Walker

Price: $70 Million

 

Is the most expensive car in the world in history and right now, at an auction for the whopping price mentioned above. When you buy a Ferrari, it’s like you are entering that exclusive club. 


But this very Ferrari is the priciest among all the company's automobiles. At the time it was made as new between years 1962 and 1964, only 36 units were built. This makes it among the rarest Ferrari's down to this day. 


It is an iconic car with its success in car racing. It was a very fast car at the time it was built that within 13.1 seconds it can run a distance of a quarter-mile with a top speed of 174 mph. If its current owner decides to sell it, it would appreciate in value more, it can even sell for $100 million.

 



7. L'Homme au doigt        

L'Homme au doigt is a sculpture on the list of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Arthive

Price: $141.3 million

 

L'Homme au doigt is a bronze sculpture, that whose name means, the man with the finger. It is also known as Man Pointing and Pointing Man.  


It is one of the most expensive things in the world in 2022 and it was sculptured by Alberto Giacometti in 1947. It was sold at that whopping amount in 2015 at Christie's evening art auction. 


Steven A. Cohen is the bidder that acquires the sculpture; he is a hedge fund billionaire. It is one of the Modern era's important sculptural achievements. Even though it looks like a doll a 5-year child could play with.

 



6. A Heritage in Bloom      

A Heritage in Bloom which is a necklace is one of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Dejoyaenjoya / Instagram 

Price: $200 Million

 

It is the most expensive diamond necklace in the world weighing 383.40cts. It is made up of 11,551 diamonds and 24 of its diamonds are internally flawless D-color from rough stone and surrounded by Jade. 


It is made in such a way that it can be worn in 27 different ways. It was designed by Wallace Chan, a Chinese jeweler. The necklace has in it the designs of butterflies and bats as it is inspired by Chinese culture. 


In September 2015, the necklace was unveiled by the designer. Chow Tai Fook, a Hong Kong-based jewelry retailer informs Chan to make the jewelry. It took him 47,000 hours (that is more than 5 years) to make the necklace. 

 



5. Salvator Mundi                

Salvator Mundi is a painting among the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Realsalvatormundi

Price: US$450.3 million

 

It is the priciest painting ever bought, which means it is one of the most expensive items ever sold. It was sold at auction in 2017 to Prince Badr bin Abdullah by Christie's in New York, USA. 


The painting depicted a man who acted as Jesus Christ. The two words, Salvator Mundi are Latin words and when translated to English it means, Savior of the World. It is an artwork created between the years 1499 and 1510. 


It has been fully or partially credited to Leonardo da Vinci, the Italian High Renaissance artist. Christie who sold the painting says it is an original work of Leonardo, but that fact was disputed by some. 


It was once believed to be a reproduction of a long-lost original covered in over painting, but it was later found, cleaned up, and displayed in a significant Leonardo exhibition at the National Gallery in London from 2011 to 2012.




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4. Air Force One                            

Air Force One is part of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Redlegsfan21

Price: $660 million


The name, Air force One goes to any plane conveying the US president, so it is technically a radio call name. The current one is made by Boeing, the two present ones in operation are Boeing 747-200 aircraft. 


It can accommodate 70 people plus 26 crew members. It is a private jet that is equipped with secret and defensive systems protecting it from any nuclear explosion's electromagnetic pulse. 


It is the official aircraft for caring for the United States of America's president. The private jet is like the US president's office in the air. In the mid-air, it can be refueled. 


It can as well stay in the air for a very long time. It is a large plane that has three floors. It has seating and work areas, for security staff and other personnel.  No questioning as regards why this jet is one of the most expensive things in the world in 2022.

 



3. Hubble Space Telescope (HST)  

One of the most expensive things in the world is Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
Image credit: Esa.int

Price: $1.5 billion

 

HST was launched on April 24, 1990. It is an amazing telescope that has produced a dazzling array of images that have awed and inspired many people. 


Its pictures, it has provided us with important insight into the universe, and for this, we were able to know how remote galaxies look like as well as near objects such as the moon. And in between these observations are nebulas and supernovas. 


Even though at the time it was launched, that was the price, more amount of money has been spent for repair and maintaining ace. This is because initially, it seems it wasn't successful until some of its mirrors were replaced. 




The ordinary telescope you can use can be gotten as low as $150 but we can rightly say this amount of money worth this telescope with its features as it is one of the most expensive things in the world in 2022 and we can rightly say outside the world too. 


HST has a total diameter of 14 ft. and is 43.5 ft. (13.2 m) broad (4.2 m). It would weigh 24,500 lbs (11,110 kg) on Earth. It is a solar-powered telescope and it is capable of completing one orbit in 95 minutes at an average speed of 27,000 kph (17,000 mph). By this year's summer, it will be succeeded by Webb that more costly, let's wait and see. 

 



2. Antilia                               

Antilia is the second on the list of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Jhariani (talk)

Price: Between $1 and $2 billion

 

It is one of the most expensive things ever built, the costliest private home in the world. It is also the biggest house.  It is a 568 ft. skyscraper situated in the center of Mumbai, India. 


It is owned by India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani. It is a mansion of 27 floors, while the top 6 floors is a private home to the rich man and his family. 


Although the house is 27-floor, its height is equal to a normal 60-story building. In the house are a six-floor garage, a movie theater, ballroom, spar, ice cream parlor, a temple, guest suites, and among others.

 



1. History Supreme                

History Supreme is the first on the list of the most expensive things in the world.
Image credit: Supercarblondie


Price: $4.8 billion

 

This 100-foot yacht is the most expensive which is a gold-encrusted cake. It is a yacht wrapped in gold. From the builder website, Stuart Hughes shows that 100,000kg of gold and platinum were used. 


Inside the yacht, itself is more of gold. Hughes is famous for wrapping things with diamonds and gold. He said it took 3 years for the yacht to be built. 


All the features in it are made from precious stones, such as its anchor, rails, dining area, deck, and so on. In fact, the wall of the bedroom area of the yacht is crafted out of meteoric stone and authentic dinosaur bone shaved in from the raptor T-Rex.


It is unquestionably that this luxury yacht is one of the most expensive things in the world. The yacht was made for a Malaysian businessman. Even though we do not know where the boat is, it is still a mystery. But it is definitely one of the priciest things ever made.

 

 

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  1. Hmmmm... I can't buy any of those things, it doesn't worth it, nice compilation though

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