This 24-karat gold bike sold for $445,000 -- here's how it was made

  • 24-karat gold bike was sold for $US327,970 ($A445,000).
  • The bike frame is made of aluminium and it is gold-plated.
  • The bike was customised by Goldgenie through a process called electroplating.

A London based gold-plating company has made a 24-karat gold bike that was sold for £250,000.

Goldgenie gold-plated an aluminium bike frame using a process called electroplating.

The company also gold-plates other things including rose bouquets.

Produced by Amanda Villa-Lobos.

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