Each piano is based on a soundboard made of wood from the Fiemme Valley in Northern Italy; the same material used by Antonio Stradivari to make his violins. Many of the functional metallic parts are coated with 18K gold to prevent corrosion. Nearly 3,000 hours are needed to make a single piano. An average – we use the term very loosely here – Fazioli piano starts at $100,000, but if you really want to splurge, you can can opt for a Gold Leaf extravaganza for a cool $535,000. This piano is as practical as it is gorgeous with a transparent polyester coating that protects the gold leaf, giving the surface a precious luminosity of iridescent shades; Fazioli.com.
C Seed changed television viewing forever with their $1.5 million, 301-inch folding and vanishing model. They’re back with the N1 for an affordable (relatively speaking!) yet equally magnificent alternative starting at $190,000.
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