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Latvia: Steer right like a diamond! See the gem-encrusted steering wheel turning everyone’s head01:47

Latvia: Steer right like a diamond! See the gem-encrusted steering wheel turning everyone’s head

Latvia, Riga
October 27, 2016 at 03:51 GMT -00:00 · Published

A stunning steering wheel, decorated with diamonds, was presented in Riga on Wednesday. The steering wheel is made by a local custom design workshop Dartz Motorz, and is decorated with 292 black diamonds, rubies, gold and premium quality leather.

The owner of the company Leonard Yankelovich stated, "The steering wheel is made of two different sorts of exotic animal leather. Here we have a Mississippi Alligator which we ordered specially for this steering wheel. So we used exactly one 32 centimetres wide Mississippi Alligator."

He added that the most expensive part of production was the application of leather from a thornback ray, explaining that the process took several weeks.

The exact price of the steering wheel is yet to be revealed, but it is alleged to be one of the most expensive of its kind in the world.

Latvia: Steer right like a diamond! See the gem-encrusted steering wheel turning everyone’s head01:47
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A stunning steering wheel, decorated with diamonds, was presented in Riga on Wednesday. The steering wheel is made by a local custom design workshop Dartz Motorz, and is decorated with 292 black diamonds, rubies, gold and premium quality leather.

The owner of the company Leonard Yankelovich stated, "The steering wheel is made of two different sorts of exotic animal leather. Here we have a Mississippi Alligator which we ordered specially for this steering wheel. So we used exactly one 32 centimetres wide Mississippi Alligator."

He added that the most expensive part of production was the application of leather from a thornback ray, explaining that the process took several weeks.

The exact price of the steering wheel is yet to be revealed, but it is alleged to be one of the most expensive of its kind in the world.

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