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Luxury Rock Paperweights

Nordstrom's 'Leather Wrapped Stone' is an Expensive Decorative Rock

— December 7, 2016 — Luxury
Nordstrom is selling a Leather Wrapped Stone that has caused some controversy due to the fact that it essentially is a rock.

The product is selling for a whopping $85 and comes in the form of a rock that is wrapped in a tan leather encasing that only covers half of the item. The product has caused some controversy due to the fact that it is making a standard piece of rock luxurious using nothing but marketing and a leather case. The Leather Wrapped Stone does have a function, as it is being touted as a paperweight.

This unusual product brings to mind the days when people bought 'Pet Rocks,' another phenomenon that left many people scratching their heads.
Trend Themes
1. Luxury Home Decor - Opportunity to create luxury home items out of ordinary objects with creative marketing.
2. Functionality as Luxury - Making everyday items as high-end products through creative functionality and material choices.
3. Artistic Minimalism - Opportunity to create unique decor items that incorporate simple designs and natural elements.
Industry Implications
1. Home Decor - Incorporating natural elements and creative design to create attractive home items that stand out in the market.
2. Luxury Goods - Opportunity to market ordinary items as high-end luxury products through creative branding and strategic pricing.
3. Artisanal Products - Creating unique, handcrafted items that reflect natural designs and minimalist aesthetics for luxury home decor.
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