Tyga Dropped $500,000 On Four Pound White Gold Chain That Will Blind You If You Look Too Long

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Imagine dropping a half million dollars just to make a statement to your haters, who could either be real or imagined.

Tyga is the latest artist to make a questionably sound financial decision by dropping $500,000 for a four-pound, 18k white gold Archangel chain featuring St. Michael trampling on Satan, an ode to the New Testament.

The chain, which Tyga rocked at Coachella and on the cover of his new single ‘Goddamn,’ was designed by famed celebrity jeweler Ben Baller and IF & Co. Jewelry, who claimed in an Instagram post that Satan getting stomped out is a reference to Tyga’s comeback and triumph over his haters after an impressive return to music as of late.

Tyga also copped 10 extra smaller versions of his chain for his crew, which you can see in the third photo below.

The chain is unquestionably dope, but a questionable choice for someone who had his car repossessed for the third time since 2016 for simply not making payments. Oh yeah, and as Page Six points out, the 29-year-old also owes nearly $900K in back taxes after he refused to pay the IRS anything between 2011 and 2016.

Hopefully Ben Baller already got paid.

Check out some of the insane work he’s done for other celebrities.

Kid Cudi pendant:

Ruby Tesla ring:

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Dear Elon Musk Please accept this 1 of 1 custom Diamond and Ruby #Tesla ring for being an inspiration to me and my best friend Paul aka @va_p100d FYI both of us own @teslamotors Model X P100D’s and both of us appreciate what you’ve done for Americans and the 🌎 FYI I have never gifted anyone a custom piece of jewelry in my career. In fact I have a long list of clients who are waiting to pay for a piece by me, but they’ll have to wait so that we could gift you this ring for Christmas. Why are we giving you this ring? Because you have motivated me and Paul to level up and push limits. πŸ™ŒπŸΌ This ring is made of solid Platinum and I custom cut diamond baguettes to spell out T-E-S-L-A. on the back of the ring… On the front of the ring I set a rare Trillion cut diamond to emphasize the β€œT” logo surrounded by round brilliant white diamonds(all diamonds used on this ring are VVS1 clarity). The rest of the ring is made of the highest quality rubies all pave set by hand. This ring was designed and created here in America, just like your cars. We salute you for giving almost 50,000 jobs to Americans and putting USA back on the map as a serious contender in the auto industry. The last successful US car company startup before Tesla was Chrysler and that was 90 years ago. You could have easily retired after you sold PayPal but you bet it all on Tesla and that takes BIG balls. Much respect. Please tell me where you would like us to deliver this ring. And thank you for being awesome.

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A Big Lebowski pendant for John Mayer:

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I don't roll on shabbos @johnmayer 🎳 Bro you are one of my favorite people to talk to about everything from Japanese streetwear to music to of course watches. And now you are one of my favorite people to make jewelry for. Thank you for trusting me and letting me do my thing for your big bday gift. This is Top 3 career piece for me out of over 600 custom made pieces in a 12+ year span. Also this is the first piece I have ever hallmarked β€œVVS” on. You set the bar so high with originality… Did I mention that I FUCKING LOVE THIS PIECE! AND you let me bust down the Hermes link! Lol!!!! πŸ™πŸΌ #TheBigLebowski #TheDude #JeffBridges #JohnMayer #HappyBirthday #BenBaller #IFANDCO #VVS #18Kgold #CoenBrothers #BenBallerDidTheChain

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A Marilyn Manson pendant for Lil Uzi Vert:

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.@liluzivert goin crazy again. This time I made him a 100 carat VS diamond spiked choker "Uzi Vert" chain and a 55 carat black & white diamond Marilyn Manson pendant… This year has been insane. And this is in the top 3 piece I've ever made in my career and Uzi already has a piece in my top 5 as well. @IFANDCO IS THE ONLY SHOP making custom link chains with invisible locks! We're the only ones putting diamond baguettes as teeth inside custom pieces. Remember spaceships don't come equipped with rearview mirrors! πŸš€ #LuvIsRage2 coming soon! 🀘🏼 #LILUZI #IFANDCO #MarilynManson #VVS #BlackDiamonds #DiamondBaguettes #CognacDiamonds #CustomJewelry #NOCVDs #GAMEOVER πŸ’€

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And most importantly, an iced out mustard bottle.


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