Pure gold Miffy calendar goes on sale for 55 million yen
Japanese jewelry maker Ginza Tanaka has now put on sale a 2011 calendar made of 6 kilograms of pure gold featuring Miffy, the famous female rabbit from a series of picture books drawn and written by Dutch artist Dick Bruna. The special solid gold Miffy calendar celebrates the “Year of the Rabbit 2011” and is on sale for a whopping 55 million yen (US $655,765 at the time of this writing). The calendar is 64 centimeters by 40 centimeters and is available online and at eight outlets of the company. Dick Bruna also attended the presentation and said that the calendar was the world’s most expensive Miffy item and he is glad that people are showing interest.