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THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 29, 2017, 6:13 am IST
Updated : Oct 29, 2017, 6:13 am IST

They are considered the biggest fad this year. Here are the world’s top five costliest fidget spinners.

Sunnytech Customised 925 Silver Fidget Spinner.
 Sunnytech Customised 925 Silver Fidget Spinner.

Whether or not a fidget spinner can help with post-traumatic stress and anxiety, the craze surrounding it still hasn’t died down. Fidget spinners are clearly this year’s biggest fad. You see them everywhere — on every playground, workplace and every store. Even the likes of supermodel Kendall Jenner, singer Rita Ora, DNCE band member Joe Jonas and former One Direction singer Liam Payne were spotted toying with fidget spinners in public. A Hong Kong-based company, Chilli International, has recently even launched a fidget spinner that doubles as a mobile phone! The K118 is available only in India and has a keypad, a screen and built-in Bluetooth capabilities. While some of the fidget spinners are available at a reasonable price (K118 is priced at just Rs 1,200-1,300), some are downright expensive. Whether you are looking for the longest spin or a spinner that matches your personality, we list the world’s top five costliest fidget spinners. 

Sunnytech Customised 925 Silver Fidget Spinner (also Weiheng) – $459

 

There’s a Sunnytech version and a Weiheng version of the 925 Silver spinner. Regardless, both of them have a sterling silver finish. Silicon-nitride bearings along with the perfect weight and balance allow for maximum spin time.

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Rotablade Superconductor Stubby Spinner and Cigar Stand – $665

The Rotoblade is not just a spinner, but also a cigar stand. This piece comes in multiple varieties, but the most expensive one is made with pure titanium and has a “superconductor” finish. You need to shell out $665 to get your hands on this unique, multi-purpose spinner. 

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Steel Flame Ring – prices range from $500 to $1500

Derrick Obatake is a custom jewellery maker in Los Angeles, who has come up with a version called the Steel Flame Ring. Though he has now stopped making them, the spinners can go for insane amounts on eBay. While some are being sold at $500, the limited edition ones are being sold for $1500 or more.

 

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Bathgate Artifact Spinner – $700

Designed by Chris Bathgate, Artifact spinners are hand-crafted from stainless steel and brass to give it a distinct look. It is magnificence itself in spinner form. These uniquely designed spinners are available at a whopping $700 price tag, if you can find one on eBay.

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9 Gear Fidget Spinner – $600

As the name implies, this unique spinner has 9 interlocked gears which also make it double as a fidget square. It’s made entirely of brass and is available at a stunning price of $600. Oh, and the spinner briefcase is an optional $140 extra.

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