25 of The Most Expensive Eye Wear In The World

Let's take a peek into what it's like to dress like the rich and famous with a countdown of the most expensive eyewear available for purchase today. VSP shows that the average amount consumers plan to spend on an eyewear purchase is $242, and you can certainly find frames that are less expensive at corporate retailers.

Next time your patients are disgruntled with the cost of their mid-range or even luxury frames, you might want to cost-compare and justify your value with these jaw-dropping prices.

The Most Expensive Eyewear Ever 

Other companies that have gold and jeweled eyewear are Ogani, Cartier, and Fred, but they are not included on this post. For more information and to view some of the past Most Expensive Eyewear, including Dolce and Gabbana ($389,000, 14KT gold Clic, $75,000), see the Optical Journal's Pinterest Board.

25.) $6,000: Philippe Chevallier (1970)

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24.) $6,670: Porsche

24-Karat Gold And Platinum Porsche P’8499 By: Porsche Design

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23.) $6,800: Ray Ban RB2157K Super Limited

Ultra Gold Edition Nothing Like It | eBay

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22.) $7,000: Casanova Venezia 

(Italy Vintage Sunglasses)

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21.) $7,500: Mykita Rad Hourani Black Sunglasses

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20.) $7,950: Christian Dior Glossy Gold 500 Sunglasses

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19.) $12,000: Lanvin Sunwear by Phillippe Chevallier

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18.) $12,000: Lanvin Sunwear By Phillippe Chevallier 

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17.) $12,000: Judith Leiber

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16.) $14,900: Elegant Matte Golden Sunglasses by Robert La Roche

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15.) $15,000: Lanvin Sunwear By Phillippe Chevallier 

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14.) $22,000: Elvis-Presleys-sunglasses

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13.) $25,000: Cartier, Paris 

18k gold from the 1980′s,and weighing 7.5 carats of diamonds. Cartier, Paris luxury eyewear is truly one-of-kind.

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12) $25,000: Ultra Goliath  

Vintage Frames Company's Ultra Goliath with over 2,000 round brilliant diamonds totalling 15 carats are set into 65 grams of gold.

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11.) $30,000: Gold and Wood 

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10.) $38,000: Bulgari Eyewear Collection

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9. $50,000: Bentley Sunglasses

The basic collection runs about $16,200, but if you really have a hankering for a more upscale look, you can order the $50,000.

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8.) $59,000 Bulgari Eyewear

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7.) $60,000 Michael Jackson Sunglasses

(Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills, California)

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6.) $60,000: Limited Edition Maybach Eyewear

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5.) $25,000 - $108,000: Sama

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4.) $159,000: Cartier Panthere

Sent to us from Tim Moss of Eye Elegance in Houston who says that this is made only by special order.

3.) $200,000: Emerald Sunglasses

By: Shiels Jewelers

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2.) $400,000: Chopard Sunglasses

Featuring 51 full cut River diamonds (4 carats) and the temples have 24kt gold trim.

 

1.) $3,000,000: The Liz Taylor Diamond MASK

It was designed and made in 1993 by Henry Dunay for Elizabeth Taylor. They called it the "Lachrymosa" referring to the sadness that AIDS brought to them. The piece was auctioned to benefit the American Foundation for AIDS research. It is set with over 130 carats of diamonds in platinum and gold

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This list was originally compiled by Optical Journal in 2013 and has been updated since then.
 
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