The Natural Sapphire Company recently unveiled a case for Apple’s new iPad Mini that is crafted of 18-karat white gold and covered in 3,328 natural Ceylon blue sapphires totaling 599 carats, with 50 diamonds on the Apple logo.

This sapphire-covered accessory (below) sells for $700,000, “or just three easy installments of $233,333.33,” the company says, and costs about 2,127 times the iPad Mini, which retails for $329.


“Don’t be just another drone on your hour-long commute fitting snuggly in with the steel grey of our technological society,” Paul, of the Natural Sapphire Company, blogged on the business’ website. “Be different, be unique … be conspicuously and resplendently beautiful!”

And be sure to have that iPad chained to you, especially if your commute involves public transportation.

The Natural Sapphire Company also makes blinged-out iPhone cases, starting at the comparatively low price of $100,000.

What do you think? Is the cash worth the look?

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