Olga OKHRIMENKO, “FACTS”
While in India raging epidemic COVID-19, local tycoon has ordered a special mask against coronavirus. The product is made of pure gold and cost the businessman in 4 thousand dollars. To manufacture unique mask jewelers took eight days and 55 grams of precious metal.
According to the Indian Express, the mask is quite thin but strong, and breathing in it provided by the micropores.
49-year-old businessman Shankar Kurhade from Pune said that the idea of a gold mask appeared after the story on one of the channels. “I was watching the news on TV and we were talking about the silver mask. After that, I talked to my jeweler and ordered the mask of gold“, — he said.
The businessman admits that now he is extremely popular in the city. People, when you see him, stop, consider the mask, asking for a group selfie.
The protective properties of the super expensive masks are very questionable, but Kurhade is not confused: “I’m Not sure that this mask will protect me from the coronavirus, but I take other precautions“.
In India is still in force the requirement on wearing of masks in public places. In the country since the beginning of the epidemic was confirmed more than 650 thousand cases. More than 18 thousand people died.
We will remind, epidemic of coronavirus has left its mark on the fashion trends. Became popular kits “headband plus mask”, bright trikini (swimsuit plus mask), “arancini” of medical masks.
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