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Custom Etch-A-Sketch Caricature For $5,000

 - Apr 23, 2006   Updated: Apr 1 2011
References: fao
See your child's portrait preserved for all time on this classic drawing screen. Renowned artist, Nicole Falzone captures your child's likeness with the turn of the knobs, then carefully makes it permanent so it can never be erased. The result is a one-of-a-kind caricature that captures a moment in time in a truly unique display.

Available at FAO Schwarz for $5,000

Implications - Products and services like this may seem prohibitively expensive, but their distinctly unique and one-a-kind appeal is not to be discounted. Consumers love things that celebrate or commemorate family members, and the more personalized that tribute the better. Nostalgia and familial bonds are powerful impetus for purchases on this scale.