New luxury MP3 player costs upwards of €3000

Luxury gadgets - sometimes they make us drool, mostly they just make us shake our heads in bewilderment.

The latest one from Russian mobile phone maker Gresso, who's last big product announcement was of a phone made from 200-year-old African Blackwood and gold, is a €3000 MP3 player.

The Symphonia range is also made of the ancient Blackwood and accented with White or Pink Gold.

They're certainly not ugly and don't scream chav, unlike many bejewelled and golden objects we've seen.

Each one is tiny square that measures 39 x 39 x 10.5mm, and is small enough so that it can be worn as jewellery.

On the front are the controls; features of the diminutive player include an FM tuner and 1GB of memory.