Thursday, July 14, 2005

Solid Gold Coffee Stirrers? I’m Lovin’ It!

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – It’s probably safe to say the man who has everything does not have any 18k gold-dipped dumbbells or a gold McDonald’s coffee stirrer.

Well, now a Brooklyn-based artist who calls himself “Ju$t Another Rich Kid” has made it so anyone with enough disposable income can purchase golden goodies like these.

Ju$t Another Rich Kid and his designer-friend Tobias Wong have a luxury line called Indulgences that includes a 1978 McDonald’s coffee stirrer in solid gold.

The duo is still figuring out the price for the gold stirrer but are planning on selling solid gold ball-point pen caps for $350.

Stirrers and pen caps made of gold may sound useless, but Ju$t Another Rich Kid admits some people may use them as coke spoons.

The “art project” turned luxury line will be available to buyers early September.

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