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The sparkliest Master Chief helmet is up on eBay

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Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

Xbox Taiwan is auctioning off a one-of-a-kind Master Chief helmet decorated with some 25,000 Swarovski crystals that is sure to appeal to the Halo fan who loves all things sparkly and shiny.

The helmet, tied to the release of Halo 5: Guardians, was designed by Taiwanese cosplayer Hsu Chia-Hao and Australian designer Jenny Manik Mercian. The custom-made helmet doesn't appear to be wearable, but if it were it would likely be pretty uncomfortable, as it weighs about 11 pounds. You can check out a making-of video below.

Currently, bidding on the Master Chief helmet is at $1,766 on eBay, with another nine days to go. Proceeds from the auction will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The item ships worldwide, if you've just got to have it.

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