World’s most diamond set toilet arrives in Dubai

By Eudore R. Chand

DUBAI 5 February 2019: If you like your diamonds set into everyday objects or wearable art, then Coronet Jewelry is a company that should be on your radar. The diamond jewelry manufacturer, a division of Aaron Shum Jewelry of Hong Kong, introduced a toilet bowl set with 40,815 diamonds totaling 334.68 carats and valued at US$1.28 million.

It was inducted into the Guinness World Records in a ceremony at Dubai’s Amazing Museum & Art Gallery last week and will be available for public viewing for one month.

The Toilet Bowl was awarded a certificate of authenticity by a representative of Guinness World Records and it represents Coronet’s tenth Guinness World Record. Previous milestones include:

  • An award for the world’s most valuable guitar ($2-million), for an 18k gold Gibson guitar set with 400 carats of diamonds, and
  • Most diamonds on a handbag for a Coca-Cola-inspired handbag set with nearly 10,000 diamonds weighing a total of 120 carats – 8,543 black diamonds and 1,345 colorless diamonds
  • Most diamonds set on a mobile phone case – 6,576 diamonds totaling 16.95 carats – and for the
  • Most diamonds set on a lipstick case (2,216 diamonds totaling 18.6 carats)