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Most expensive contact lenses made of gold & diamonds

Andrea Divirgilio / July 18, 2011

Most expensive contact lenses are made of gold & diamonds

Fashion competes with itself every day! One day we are astonished with diamonds on teeth, while the other day we come across another innovation. A new in the field of contact lenses has brought fashion-for-eyes to a new level. Earlier, we came across some Swarovski-studded contact lenses, and if you liked them, these pairs of bling contact lenses will take your breaths away.

Shekhar Eye Research, India has created limited edition contact lenses embedded with diamonds and gold that will make the wearer’s eyes perfectly glittering. The sparkling lenses are conceptualized by Dr Chandrashekhar Chawan and designed by Sanjay Shah. Encrusted with 18 diamonds on a gold plate, the lenses can be customized as per the requirement. The gold plate used in the lenses will be set 6-9 mm away from the cornea, and also hold water to give the eyes a soothing effect. These weigh only 5g in total.

The contact lenses can be worn by both men and women. Although, it will be preferred by women for many reasons. Only 3,996 pairs will be created as these are special edition for the people who can afford around $15,000 for a pair of these bling lenses. The lenses can be worn throughout life, at any time of the day without any hassle.

If you are worried about the diamonds on the lenses, Chawan also provides with a guarantee certificate for these. All the proceedings from the sale of these amazing pairs will be gone to treat a person suffering from Stevens Johnson Syndrome free of cost. The ailment is a skin disease that usually results from a drug reaction, mostly sulphur-based drugs. Rotary Club”s Mumbai District Chairman, B M Shivraj became the first customer to buy these pairs supporting the charitable cause.

Via: Mumbai Mirror/JK News Point

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