I enjoy giving gifts?
And try to remember what is the most precious gift you gave?
Even if it is very impressive diamond necklace, all the same you do not make it to the stamp 10 of the most expensive gifts in the world.
1. In the first place a gift, which is already several hundred years pleases the eye - the world-famous Taj Mahal.
This architectural masterpiece was presented by the Indian Shah Jehan his beloved wife, though posthumously.
When the beloved shah died in childbirth 14 child inconsolable ruler captures all the love in the stone.
The architectural ensemble as if born every day at dawn and dies at sunset.
Even harsh conquerors Persians destroyed the Delhi were so fascinated by the tale carved in stone that did not dare to even come close to the tomb.
2. On the second gift is not man-made, but no less impressive.
Scorpios Island acquired by billionaire Aristotle Onassis.
This small piece of land of 500 acres and its shape resembles a scorpion was the childhood dream future of the rich.
But that has not stopped Aristotle, when he decided to give such a valuable thing to his beloved Jacqueline Kennedy.
Their wedding took place on the same island.
3. And closes the top three is not that the most expensive, but the most exquisite gift in the world.
The memory of this gift has lived for two thousand years, and became a legend, mentioned in numerous books. A gift idea belongs to Mark Antony, apparently this young man so wanted to win the heart of the legendary Cleopatra, that was any fiction.
He bought the most expensive and beautiful pearl, which was known to the world at the time, put it in a glass of wine and offered a gift to the queen to throw into the sea if it is necessary not to her liking.
4. The great kings of the past were also generous in their gifts.
So the ruler of France, Louis XIV, nicknamed the "Sun King" gave his, and unloved wife Sable coats.
Just do not rush dismissive snort, the length of the coat was one and a half kilometers.
And all to the queen could in the morning, barely getting out of bed, calmly walk to the gazebo in the garden, not bothering to dress up shoes and zastuzhaya while his royal feet.
Do not coat, but right rug some sable.
5. But it is not only the legendary personality and powers that can please their wives and sweethearts with expensive gifts.
It turns out even those modest but unusual professions are able to present a luxurious surprise.
So a treasure hunter, whose name is unknown gave his beloved wife three chests full of treasures.
Try to guess where he got them, of course, on one of the wrecks.
Well, however, be romantic.
6. Here is another legendary gift, just as valuable as immaterial.
It is the soul, usually such products are sold, and this is the only case when it was presented.
Goethe in his creation of "Faust" described as the eponymous hero of the beloved Margaret gives the most valuable thing he has.
The only pity is that the end of the story is very sad.
So be careful gifts should be chosen, even if you want to beat everyone else.
7. And on the seventh gift is shocking, that's really really presenter has remained in history forever.
Maybe, of course, the noise would have been smaller, and if it was a lesser-known person. But a special gift presented himself Van Gogh.
Of course, the ear is the present, wrapped in a small parcel and offered to a girl from the Parisian brothel with a request to keep a present for life.
8. A famous pair of bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde remember?
The gunman gave his lover a whole plantation of cactus, and anything funny, is not simple, as those of which make tequila, blue agave is called.
Only here the paper is certified by the gift and was not found, and the workers on the plantation still do not know that belonged to one of the most famous women in history.
9. At the end is not so magnificent gift, but pleasant and most importantly constant.
Athlete 60s Joe DiMaggio proved loyal fans every day love wearing red roses in gift Marilyn Monroe, even when they broke up, even after the death of her grave every day there were fresh red roses.
That's dedication to a dream, probably every girl, well, who said that there is no eternal love?
10. Closes ten diamond 70 carat, not much, but beautiful.
This stone, donated by Richard Burton his lover - Elizabeth Taylor was a very unusual faceted and cost fabulous money.
By the way, Taylor is getting married to this man as much as twice!