Psychic Paul the Octopus done in 22-karat gold
The incredible football forecasting done by Paul the Octopus during the FIFA 2010 made him an international celebrity. To honor the famed psychic octopus, Shree Ganesh Jewellery from Kolkata, India has created a signature piece of Paul in pure gold. Presented at the India International Jewellery Show 2010 (IIJS), the figure has been made from 22-karat gold and weighs in at 3.3 kg. Around 30 craftsmen were involved in the making of the golden Paul the Octopus, which is valued at INR 5,000,000 (approx US $171,650). Shree Ganesh Jewellery House Ltd. also displayed a solid gold replica of the Eiffel tower at the exhibition.