Chocolates.. One word which brings a smile on every face. From a kid to an adult everybody loves chocolates. It is the perfect gift for every occasion and also for situations where there is no occasion. If you want to say thank you, give a chocolate to the person. If you want to say sorry to the person give a chocolate to the person. It can convey each feeling attached to it.But have you ever thought when this chocolate got evolved? Have you ever traced the experiments people have done with the chocolate and inventions and masterpieces they have crafted? Just to give a start let me tell you that chocolate evolved in 1900 BC and from then till now they have been experimented with chocolates and now chocolates are available in different forms, look and taste. The most successful experiment of chocolate has been with jewelry from where it has evolved into a perfect gift idea. In this article I will list top 10 Most expensive chocolates in the world which will also give you some perfect gifting ideas.
10. The Aficionado’s Collection Chocolates ($275)
Are you one of those who love the smell of cigars? Then Aficionado’s Collection Chocolates created by grauer is the one just for you. They smell like cigars but their taste is completely different. You may find them in flavors like milk chocolate, Italian roasted Hazelnut etc. Obviously you might be thinking why the cigar smell and also how it is incorporated in the chocolate. The chocolate was designed uniquely to satisfy chocolate craving of cigar smoker and the smell is the outcome of cigar leaf in which the chocolate is wrapped. So if you want to impress your boss who is smoker, then pack this box of chocolates. It is sure going to work your way!!
Delafee is a product of Switzerland. Swiss chocolates are well-known for their satisfying and sensual chocolate experience throughout the world. These chocolates better known as “Golden Truffle” are made from grand Cru chocolate from Ecuador and gold-leaf. The gold on the truffles shine like a star ad represent a symbol of success and beauty. If you are looking for luxury chocolates which can give you both a feel of class and taste like heaven and should also be in the budget then Delafee is the perfect solution for you. When put in mouth, they leave an ever to remember taste because of the chocolate creamy ganache which is filled inside these chocolates. So order now Delafee through their website to have a taste of Switzerland in your mouth.
8. Michel Cluizel Box of Assorted Treats ($895)
Michel Cluizel is into chocolate making business since 1948. The chocolate making business runs in the family and they own one of the few independent chocolate companies which manufacture from beginning of the process to the very end. They own cocoa bean farms in almost every region of the world where cocoa is grown. The pack of chocolate includes 400 pieces of handmade chocolate in specially designed packages. You can also customize this gift back based on taste interests of your own or the person you are gifting.
7. Gold and Diamond Chocolates ($1,250)
Are you looking for the most innovative way to propose? Then my friend here is where your search ends. And guess what? You can modify your behavior according to answer you get. Gold and Diamond Chocolates can be given any shape of jewelry. When proposing use it as ring, if the answer you hear is yes, then you can use this delicious chocolate as a sweet dish and if the answer is no then you can change you behavior that you were just trying to show this masterpiece of chocolate to her. Clever isn’t it? These chocolates are made from royal collection of cocoa gourmet. Another advantage is you will get a collection of 12 chocolates in one box. These 12 chocolates will contain four 22 carat Gold chocolates, four pure silver chocolates, four sweet diamond ones. So you have a variety in taste and jewelry right in your hands.
6. Wispa Gold Wrapped Chocolate ($1,628)
Wispa Gold Wrapped Chocolate is a product of Cadbury. Cadbury is a very well-known brand in the chocolates domain. Cadbury has provided its customers with varied chocolates with different price tags. Along with offering least expensive chocolates it also has his name in providing a chocolate which was in the past one of the most expensive chocolate. This yummy chocolate is wrapped in edible golden wrapper. The introduction of this chocolate was also done by celebrities. Singers Tony Hadley and Spandau Ballet delivered this chocolate.
5. Knipschildt Chocolatier($2,600)
Fritz Knipschildt is the master behind the creation of this chocolate. He has used world’s finest ingredients to create this chocolate. The unique quality of this chocolate is each chocolate is made by hand and the taste is uniform for each piece. If you are interested in knowing the procedure of making this chocolate and also want to enjoy fresh handmade chocolates then head to Norwalk. Café Chocopologie is the place where you can enjoy the behind the scenes procedure of making this chocolate and also taste them as soon as their making procedure is done. Not only the taste but the packaging of this chocolate is also very well thought of. Done with special care and special elements to add the hint of beauty in packing, it is a overall a beautiful treat.
4. Swarovski studded Chocolates ($10,000)
Ahhhaaaa!!! This is the feeling which will come into your heart by the look and taste of this chocolate. If any of your friend who is a chocoholic and you are looking for gifting ideas, then this is a perfect solution. Swarovski studded Chocolates are the outcome of the tie up between Patchi and Harrods. The design of this chocolate is done by Lebanese chocolatier. The box has 49 pieces of chocolate wrapped in hand woven Indian Silk and placed on suede casing. Gold, Swarovski crystal and silk rose are used to enhance the look of the chocolates. These chocolates have won the title of Best Chocolates in world by Academy of Chocolates because of exclusivity and exotic feel of this box of chocolates.
3. Golden Speckled Egg ($11,107)
This egg is the masterpiece of William Curley. He is Guinness World Record Holder for introducing to the world first non-jeweled chocolate egg. This egg was sold at an auction for $11,107. It was bought by Cyrus Vandrevala – the famous technology investor. The body of the egg is dipped into a chocolate named Amadei which is considered one of the best chocolate in world. The origin of Amadei traces to Venezuela. Inside the egg you will find different tastes of chocolates which include Muscovado Caramel, Rosemary and olive Oil, Juniper berry to name a few. To give you a treat of this chocolate seven skilled chocolatiers toiled for three days and made this delicious looking egg. Chocolate in form of egg with different tastes inside and outside, this one definitely would be a great experience.
2. Frrozen Haute chocolate ($25,000)
Hot chocolate!!! Its name is enough to bring water in our mouth and make us hungry. Imagine a desert served in front of you which is just not hot chocolate but a combination of some of the best 28 cocoas selected exclusively from all over the world and edible gold. I am sure the imagination has done its work on your appetite. Frrozen Haute chocolate is made by New York City eatery Serendipity 3 and also has made a spot in Guinness World Records as the most expensive desert. The presentation of this desert has also been thought of and compliments the delicious chocolate. The desert comes with a gold bracelet with diamonds at the base of goblet. The spoon is also of gold set with white and chocolate colored diamonds. Euphoria New York is the mind along with the eatery which has designed this desert.
If you have decided to taste this desert then remember it is served only on pre-orders as lot of preparation is needed for its appearance in front of you.
1. Le Chocolat Box ($1.5 Million)
When you see Le Chocolat Box, you won’t be able to keep your senses intact. The box is designed so beautifully with the chocolates and jewelry that you will immediately fall in love with the whole concept. This novel concept is of Simon Jewelers. They have been very innovative in their thought and have based this box on the concept that to woo any women diamonds and chocolate are two things that are top in the list. The box has a collection of gourmet chocolates from Lake Forest Confections and jewelry from Simon personal jewelry collection. You will find this box with necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets depending on your choice. Look wise this box is priceless but as the famous saying goes nothing is free in this world so to acquire this piece of art you have to pay $1.5 Million.