(Last Updated On: February 1, 2020)

Encrusted with 126-carat diamonds and rubies, the headset is popularly known as a piece of Super Bowl XLVI history.

The production of the ruby and diamond-studded Beats Pro had been reported to cost $1 million.
The production of the ruby and diamond-studded Beats Pro had been reported to cost $1 million.
 

A shiny, shimmering piece of headphones, a rare memorabilia in the history of the Super Bowl XLVI, is now purchasable online at an eye-popping price of $750,000.

This one-of-a-kind Diamond & Ruby Beats Pro Headphones was made by British luxury jeweller Graff and Apple, Inc. subsidiary Beats by Dre. It features over 1,500 diamonds weighing over 120 carats and 28 rubies comprising 3.35 carats, all set in pure platinum.

While the gems should suffice to explain the staggering price, it is worthy to note that another booster to its value is its carrying of both Graff’s and Beats by Dre’s signatures.

The luxe item comes complete with a certificate noting the use of genuine Graff stones. Interested buyers can investigate further through 1stdibs where it is posted for sale.

While the gems should suffice to explain the staggering price, it is worthy to note that another booster to its value is its carrying of both Graff’s and Beats by Dre’s signatures.

The Jewel’s History

LMFAO and Madonna dancing to the duo-rappers' hit
LMFAO and Madonna dancing to the duo-rappers’ hit “Party Rock Anthem.” LMFAO member, SkyBlu (leftmost), was seen rocking the pair of diamond encrusted Beats by Dre headphones customized by London-based jewelers, Graff. rocking the precious headphones. (From Complex)

The pair of diamond and ruby headphones were created for half-time performers at Super Bowl XLVI where the New York Giants won against the New England Patriots. It has been worn by the electronic duo LMFAO, celebrity singer Madonna, and rapper Lil’ Wayne, since then.

Back then, the headphones were rumored to cost $1 million.

Rapper Grammy-winning American rapper Lil Wayne had also made headlines after sporting the diamond-encrusted ‘Beats Pro’ headphones at a basketball game. Back then, the headphones were rumored to cost $1 million.

It was brought in November 2019 at Christie’s. The auction house had estimated it will sell between $100,000 to $150,000.

The Rise of Luxury Headphones

Lil Wayne wearing the Diamond And Ruby Beats Pro Headphones at a basketball game. (From Bleach Report)
Lil Wayne wearing the Diamond And Ruby Beats Pro Headphones at a basketball game. (From Bleach Report)

Luxury headphones have been a trending topic over the years as one brand after another had been rolling out headphones priced at tens of thousands of dollars, or up to a million.

Caviar, a Russian luxury gadget company, for instance, recently introduced its Caviar Airpods Gold Edition covered in 18-karat gold priced at a whopping $69,860. The product is reportedly sold out on their website.

Recently, Luxury retail powerhouse Louis Vuitton has launched its next-generation, “truly wireless” earphones with a $1,090 price tag, a news bit Headphonesty had reported on earlier.