10 ordinary things that are insanely expensive

There are some common products that we use every day, but they are quite expensive than their usual price. These are affordable, not-so-ordinary things that we use every day without thinking about them. From toothpaste to toilet seats, here's what we have in mind. They are a fancy version of everyday foods. Some companies make these fancy limited edition or one-off products that cost a pretty penny.

Most, if not all, of these expensive, ordinary items can only be purchased by rich people who have the luxury of having luxury ordinary items for everyday use.

Now you might be thinking, “Why are they so expensive? " What are they? “Is it worth the cost?” So here are 10 crazy expensive everyday items that will shock you when you see the price tag.

10. Toothpaste

The most expensive Theodent toothpaste

Let's start with perhaps the healthiest product on this list so you don't lose all your marbles because of how ridiculous the prices of some of these products may seem to you.

This Theodent toothpaste company sells its Theodent 300 toothpaste for about $99.99. You ask why so expensive? Well, Thodent claims and shows data that their toothpaste is better at remineralizing enamel and strengthening teeth than many leading toothpaste brands. They can do this without using fluoride, which is incredible because you may know that fluoride is good and works very well for strengthening teeth, but it is also known to have some health risks.

Публикации по теме

Their data also showed that it worked better than fluoride. How do they do it? Well, they use cocoa from plants in their toothpaste. They extract a good portion of the cocoa called theobromine, which is then mixed with calcium and phosphate. Unlike fluoride, it is not harmful to our body, so there are no problems if swallowed.

They also sell a chocolate flavored toothpaste for kids and adults who are kids at heart, which is not as expensive as Theodent 300.

Despite the cost, it can be a good investment for those with very sensitive teeth, concerned parents looking for an alternative fluoride toothpaste for their children, and chocolate lovers.

9. Staples

Gold plated staples

If you are really rich and want to spend your money in an unusual way, then this could be one of the options that you have. Real gold staples are made by Oooms. Made from 14k gold, 24 of them cost over $71, but the good news is that they're not just for paper staples.

According to their website, these “luxury items” can be worn on clothing to liven up a boring co-working environment. Plus, these luxury products can be used with any regular stapler, so you don't have to spend any more money on buying a special stapler. During your lunch break at work, you can casually show off those gold badges to your co-workers.

8. Wool socks

wool socks for $1,188

This simple pair of socks is not embellished with gold or diamonds. However, it is made from expensive, rare wool, which is called “vicuna wool.” This is the wool of rare Andean animals. This FLAKE company will make them “personally” for you and ship them to you in a worthy “noble” wooden box for only $1188.

If you don't know what to buy your rich husband, this might be an option. A fancy pair of socks for his feet to keep him warm in the winter when he works tirelessly in his office.

7. Kettle

insanely expensive ordinary things

This teapot is adorned with 18k gold, 1658 diamonds, 386 crimson rubies and the teapot handle is made from cast mammoth bone. Yes, you read that right. Working with Ice Age materials was not easy, but it was nevertheless possible. It's called The Egoist and is owned by the N Sethina Foundation. This single teapot costs $3 million. All rich tea lovers are probably going crazy about this.

6. Razor from space

Razor from space

This Zafirro Iridium razor costs $100,000. The reason this razor is so expensive is because it is made from space junk. Yes, you read that right. The metal is found only in the remains of meteorites. Therefore, it is a limited edition of only 99 pieces. Zafirro sells other less expensive razors with the good motive of reducing contamination on steel blades. They are made from white sapphire blades that stay sharp longer than regular steel blades.

5. Pencil

Pencil for $13,400.

Yes, now even pencils are made of gold and diamonds. In honor of Faber Castell's 204th anniversary, the Ultimate Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect Pencil was created in 2001. The Ultimate pencil costs $12,800. the title of the most expensive pencil in the world.

It is made from 240 year old olive wood. The cap is made of 24k white gold and the top of the cap is set with 3 diamonds. Only 10 of them were produced.

They sell affordable replicas of this that are made from sterling silver and platinum.

4. Vacuum cleaner

Golden vacuum cleaner
This vacuum cleaner is completely decorated in gold, making it a revolutionary $1 million dollar item. It was stated that only 100 of them were produced. Everything is plated in 24-karat gold except the engine, wheels and bag, and weighs about 16 pounds. Naturally, this is the most expensive vacuum cleaner in the world that you can find there. You might wonder what kind of rich person would be interested in buying it because most likely a rich person wouldn't want to clean or vacuum their mansion, so why would it be a worthwhile purchase? Well, we think it might be of interest to rich people who like to collect rare expensive things.

3. Toilet paper

$1.5 million per roll of toilet paper

Of course, this list wouldn't be complete if we didn't mention the popular, expensive toilet paper. As you know, at the beginning of the pandemic the price of regular toilet paper was increased, but that’s not what we’re talking about.

We are talking about toilet paper, which the Australian company Toilet Paper Man sold for $1.5 million per roll. Yes, you read that right. This is not a typo. The toilet paper is made from 24-karat gold, which is why it is considered the world's most expensive toilet paper roll. According to their website, it was personally delivered to the buyer with a bottle of champagne.

2. Diamond tea bag

The most expensive tea bags

The diamond tea bag was created by jewelery company Boodles to celebrate PG Tip's 75th anniversary. Features 100 diamonds on the side, 80 diamonds on the cord and 100 diamonds inside the tea bag. Of course, it wouldn’t be called a tea bag if tea leaves weren’t added inside, so we decided to put rare, expensive tea leaves in there as well. Rare tea leaves were collected from the oldest garden in India. Additionally, it costs around $10,000, claiming to be the most expensive tea bag in the world.

1. Umbrella

The most expensive umbrella

A truly unique umbrella to say the least because it is made from crocodile skin. This is a waterproof, high-quality umbrella priced at $50,000. It was designed by Angelo Galasso for Billionaire Italian Couture, an Italian luxury brand for men only. You'll have no problem standing out from the crowd with this unique umbrella, but we wonder if it's heavy.

Back to top button
10 ordinary things that are insanely expensive