The "Swarovski disease"--as former Crave master Mike Yamamoto dubbed the jewelry company's tendency to bedazzle every gadget the tech world holds dear--has struck us right in the ear.
In a way, it makes more sense to have a Swarovski-crystal-covered Bluetooth headset than to have other gadgets dripping in Swarovski. Since the device is hung on the ear, it may be mistaken for a giant piece of jewelry.
The company says its Breeze Black Bluetooth 2.0 headset is compatible with any Bluetooth-enabled phone, and offers up to 5 hours of talk time and 100 hours of standby time.
The gadget is a new addition to the Philips-Swarovski "Active Crystals" collection. The jewels were set in the Swarovski Pointiage technique, meaning they were applied by hand instead of using prongs and glue.
The headset costs $260 and can only be purchased at Swarovski stores. I know what you're thinking: "That would look great with my diamond studded Olympic iPhone!" Is there a cure for this affliction?