Forget the sorry shape of the current economy. With Christmas round the corner, you need ever inventive ideas for that perfect gift.
Here are ten ideas, from diamonds to yachts, which will define luxury, if you have a few million dollars to spare, that is.
Guilded Age Greetings - It's the thought that counts? Well, it certainly does if it's valued at $4,000. Each delicately handcrafted card is encrusted with precious stones and finished with 23k gold embossment. This fabulous work of art will be a cherished heirloom for generations.
Dom. Romaine Conti Wine - Start celebrating the season with a bottle of this French red burgundy. Priced at an average of $1,540 per bottle, it promises a sublime experience and deep flavors.
Clive Christian's Imperial Majesty Perfume - Make the special woman in your life feel like a queen this season. At $215,000, this limited edition perfume is, possibly, the most expensive in the world. However, you do get your money's worth. This 18-carat gold collared bottle comes with a solid 5-carat diamond.
Goldstriker iPhone 3Gs Supreme - With more than 200 diamonds encrusted into the gadget, this ultimate piece of luxury and style runs to a smooth $3.2 million. The phone is also encrusted with a single 7.1 carat diamond and contains 271 grams of 22 carat pure solid gold.
Michael Cluizel's Chocolate Set - You're sure to earn some brownie points with this one. Priced at $895, the box contains 400 pieces of handmade chocolate in extraordinary flavors.
Manolo Blanik's Swan Embellished Satin Shoes - With The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 the highlight of the year, nearly every girl wants to get her hands on Bella's pumps this season. These sparkly creations come with a price tag of $1295.00.
Steiff Gold Teddy Bear - Yet another teddy bear? Well... no... this one is different. This particularly sparkly little toy comes with a mouth made of solid gold and fur from gold thread. The eyes sparkle and glint, courtesy a range of sapphires and diamonds. The price? $84,000!
Halcyon Dream Card - Gift cards are probably one of the more popular options for any holiday season. This particular one is very special, though. This dream card allows your loved ones to travel in absolute style, with complete access to Halcyon's charter flights and a choice over mode of travel. Personal concierge and premium services, as well as a network of deluxe accommodations are part of the package. At a whopping $5 million, the card provides all the luxury fit for a king.
Aurumania's Gold Bike Crystal Edition - If you're looking for something a little unusual, then this may be right up your alley. This handmade 24-carat gold plated bicycle is adorned with 600 Swarovski crystals. This made-for-order product from Denmark will set you back 800,000 Euros!
Luxury Oil Painting - A picture paints a thousand words. Well, in this case they certainly do. For the absolutely most romantic expression of your love, capture your special someone's likeness on a piece of canvas. Oil paintings are both meaningful and timeless. The best news of all, however, is that these priceless compositions can actually come in a range of different prices.