Pure gold $4.2M Christmas tree will make your season gleam11/24/2012
Have cash to burn this Christmas? Then, by golly, do we ever have the perfect thing to make your 2012 holiday season really pop. An eight-foot tall revolving "tree" made from pure gold and worth a holiday budget-busting $4.2 million is on display at the Ginza Tanaka store in downtown Tokyo. It took 10 craftsmen two months to make the low-key ornament, which comes complete with 50 silhouetted Disney characters and ribbons of gold leaf. While no one has yet put the item on lay-away, some have shelled out $243,000 for a 10-inch version. "It is very vivid," said one of the jewelers. And we believe him.
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