The entire idea of relaxing in the most expensive bathtub in the world is the definition of a luxury lifestyle. After a busy and hectic schedule, a warm water bath and that too, in a luxurious bathtub, can be really refreshing and relaxing. Stay with us to discover some of our picks, for the most expensive and luxurious bathtubs in the world, in no particular order.
The Diamond Bathtub turns heads wherever it stands. It features a wooden structure finished in a high gloss black varnish, a colour that contrasts perfectly with the gold-painted rim, covered in high gloss varnish. Besides its irregular shape inspired on its jewel’s name, it has a built-in oval tub that will provide you with the most comfortable soak.
Baldi Malachite Bathtub
This expensive bathtub, designed by Luca Bojola, was made using a rare gem, known as, turquoise malachite. The legs of this bathtub are made of 24k gold.
Heritage Bathtub takes exceptional craftsmanship and design to a new realm. A statement bathtub covered in traditional hand-painted tiles, one of the most representative art forms of Portuguese culture, featuring a gold-painted tear finished with high gloss varnish. Finding beauty in the most unexpected places, this contemporary design piece is inspired by authentic karst formations.
The Koi bathtub features an aged brushed brass base resembling the scales pattern of the Japanese Koi carp. The contrived patina iron tub has an oval shape and a curved lip, making it the perfect resting spot for your head. The name of this contemporary bathtub and the Japanese word for love are homophones, making the carp a symbol of love and affection.
This expensive bathtub is made by designer Nigel Fenwick. Fenwick christened his bathtub “the Jewel” and stated on his website that it was crafted from a 14-tonne piece of petrified wood that’s around 180 million years old. It’s surface is embedded with gemstones that have formed over its long life and this material is even credited by some with therapeutic and healing properties.
Lapiaz Bathtub is inspired in the typical karst formations produced by the dissolution of limestone rocks. This expensive bathtub enhances its gold and rich interiors with a gold-painted tear that contrast with the mirrored effect of the stainless steel. Definitely, a statement bathtub that stands out in any bathroom project.
Baldi Rock Crystal Bathtub
The Baldi Rock Crystal Bathtub was designed by Luca Bojola for an Italian interiors firm, known as, Baldi. This luxurious and expensive bathtub is made using Amazonian crystal rock. Diamonds are also embedded in the bathtub to add an increased touch of luxury.
Newton is an outstanding moment of design inspiration. This expensive bathtub features a curved lip style shape, a timeless detail that conveys comfort, made out of gold-painted casted iron, revealing its entire golden interior. The high-gloss black and gold lacquered spheres make the perfect combination to make this a sculptural and artistic piece.
This emotional cylindrical bathtub is inspired by music. The gold-plated brass tubes give the needed touch of luxury, making the Symphony bathtub a piece of elevated design. The tub is made of white fibreglass giving it a clean look perfect for any luxury bathroom.
Le Grand Queen
The Le Grand Queen, designed by Simon Krapf, is extremely unique because it has been carved from a rare gemstone, known as, Caijou. Le Grand Queen is known to be the most expensive bathtub in the world. Another interesting fact is that around 10 tons of Caijou were used to make this expensive bathtub.
This expensive bathtub combines Ibiza marble and wood and is inspired by the ancient city of Petra, where buildings are directly carved in stone cliffs. The black gloss looks of the wood matching the different shades of white turn this piece into one everlasting exclusive visual experience for the most luxurious bathrooms.
Kallista Archeo Copper Bathtub
Speaking purely from a relative perspective, here’s a bathtub which is a little more “affordable”. The Kallista Archeo Copper free-standing bathtub is made from pure copper, but it’s a world away from the old tin baths you use to find in front of fires. In fact, the Archeo tub is a great example of a modern tub made from a single material – especially such a heat-conductive one as copper. With a depth of 21 inches and a capacity of over 250 litres, this lavish bath might not be priced in the millions like some of the other examples we’ve seen, but it’s still one of the most expensive bathtubs in the world.
Darian Bathtub draws inspiration from Darius, the great Persian king, who ruled the empire at its peak in 5th century BC, having control over regions that nowadays belong to three continents. DARIAN was conceived with precise knowledge of production techniques and materials, each with different specialities, from metal-work to upholstery. It features a cluster of gold plated brass asymmetrical bars enveloping a black leather structure, that results in a blend of artful and stout personality.
The most amazing fact about this bathtub is that it is made completely out of gold. This expensive bathtub was used as a marketing scheme by the Kominato Hotel, where only the high-end guests were provided access to this bathtub and that too, only for few hours a day. An interesting fact is that this bathtub was stolen in the year 2007 even after tight security.
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