Dubai-based Emirates tweeted out a photo of one of their Boeing 777s encrusted in Diamonds.
Presenting the Emirates ‘Bling’ 777. Image created by Sara Shakeel 💎💎💎 pic.twitter.com/zDYnUZtIOS
— Emirates Airline (@emirates) December 4, 2018
The thing is — for Emirates — this is actually believable. Since the demise of Russia’s Transaero, Emirates is the undeniable king of bling. Their Airbus A380 aircraft feature showers in first class and a bar in business class. First class on both the A380 and Boeing 777 features a mini-bar, because they can, though it’s odd for first class passengers to have to pour their own drinks.
This befits a city not well known for its subtlety. Take the Royal Suite at the Burj al Arab which has its own elevator inside the room. Naturally there are two Royal Suites, in case the royal family is actually using one.
Unfortunately it turns out there is no ‘Bling 777’ and instead it was created by Pakistani crystal artist Sara Shakeel, a former dentist.
By adding glitter to just about anything, from a Starbucks cup to a piece of burger, or the New York skyline, Shakeel turns the mundane into extraordinary and get her followers mesmerized.
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Waiting for my Ride 💎 . . So Ladies & Gentlemen , I am officially flying to #milan to fall in love with #art #culture #italy to witness the love #glamourtalentawards has to offer ! I have to remind myself & all of you again and again, This all happened cause some of you prayed & some sent love 💕 to the universe & God just had to make it happen!! Just an ordinary big eyed – hopeful artist trying to live the best out of the world has to offer! Love you and thank you!!! Can’t wait to share everything with you all! . . . P.s I got a freaking upgrade to #milano !!!! . . . #art #artwork #collageart #artist #vision #fly #high #flying #godisgreat #pink #clouds #hope #lovemyjob #plane #emirates #flyhigh #arte #crystalart #crystalartwork #travel #travelphotography #blog
Surely though Emirates Needs. To. Do. This..