Where will we see these ubiquitous Swarovski crystals next? The Swiss bauble maker may have gone too far in its quest to encrust the entire world in its tiny pieces of precision-cut glass, where now there's Vinyl Killer, a little VW Microbus covered with the shiny stuff, and its needle underneath makes contact with a vinyl LP as it drives around and around.
It's called the Swarovski Crystal Model Limited Blingbling Edition, and it's transporting a tiny built-in motor, amplifier and a speaker, all running on a 9-volt battery. The result is a circuitous cacophony, with the iconic Microbus making a tinny-sounding racket that may vaguely resemble music. Maybe they should have called it Ear Killer. It would be a gag gift if it didn't cost $520.