The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout
The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout

World’s most expensive Covid-19 face mask: US$1.5 million, 210 carats of diamonds, commissioned by a Chinese billionaire

The one-of-a-kind piece is expected to delivered by Israeli jeweller Yvel by the end of 2020, and if we somehow make it out of the pandemic before then, surely the mask makes for a singular memento of coronavirus – and the glaring wealth disparities the pandemic has laid all too bare

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The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout
The Yvel Covid-19 Protective Mask will be made from 250 grams of 18 carat white gold and embellished with more than 3,600 natural black and white diamonds. Photo: handout
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