Are you an oligarch with an excessive amount of cash burning a gap in your pocket? Then excellent news, it appears the newest should-have cellular phone accent is a gold iPhone case with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s face on it.
As noticed on this Russian website, it is a creation by the Italian Jewellery model Caviar (us neither) and options a black case, backed by an 18-carat sheet of gold… with Putin’s face engraved on it. And all it will set you again is 147,000 Russian Rubles – or simply over £2500 ($4350ish).
According to the questionably dependable Google Translate, the “Putinfone” “can be considered a signal of solidarity with the Italian jewelers and Russian recognition of the authority of Vladimir Putin”. The firm has earlier produced instances that includes the faces of Steve Jobs, Leonardo Da Vinci and Muhammed Ali.
Caviar apparently defined its choice to make a Putin case saying (once more, dodgy Google Translate alert):
“Vladimir Putin turned the personification of arbitrary selections, ambition, confidence and regular progress. Man to permit the Syrian battle, uncompromisingly defends the pursuits of its individuals within the face of civil battle in Ukraine, granted political asylum Edward Snowden, controlling the world’s largest nuclear arsenal, Putin went on report level self-worth score of Russian residents.”
We’re simply disenchanted they did not go for considered one of Putin’s well-known shirtless footage.