Rolls-Royce covers its car in thousand diamonds

It took two months of testing to make sure that the diamonds would maintain their glow when used in the paint.

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Published Wed, Mar 8 2017 11:18 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

Rolls-Royce is well-known for its luxury cars, and they decided to stick with their motto at the Geneva Moto Show.

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The company has unveiled a version of their Ghost car painted with actual diamonds. The paint, named Diamond Stardust, contains 1,000 crushed diamonds, is the most expensive paint ever used on a Rolls-Royce.

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It took two months of testing to make sure that the diamonds would maintain their glow when used in the paint.

On an important note, Rolls-Royce pointed out that the diamonds were "ethically sourced."

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The company didn't unveil the price of the Diamond Stardust Ghost, but the typical Ghost starts at around $300,000.

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