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Cartier's solid gold Lunar Module replica up for auction

Added: 14.11.2017 3:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

A rare gold model of the Lunar Module "Eagle" used by the Apollo 11 astronauts to land on the Moon is expected to reach over $150,000 at auction this week. The 6.25-inch-tall replica, made with 18-karat gold by French jeweler Cartier, is one of only three in existence.

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From: www.cnn.com

Why high-end jewelers are investing in rough diamonds

Added: 30.10.2017 1:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

High jewelry houses are traditionally at the tail end of the diamond supply chain. Once they're extracted, rough stones are typically acquired by specialist diamond cutters and polishers, who analyze each stone -- sometimes for up to a year -- to determine the ideal cut in which to shape them. Only after this process are the polished gems usually presented to high jewelry houses, who set them into glittering creations.

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From: www.cnn.com

Why jewelers are investing in rough diamonds

Added: 11.10.2017 12:01 | 9 views | 0 comments

High jewelry houses are traditionally at the tail end of the diamond supply chain. Once they're extracted, rough stones are typically acquired by specialist diamond cutters and polishers, who analyze each stone -- sometimes for up to a year -- to determine the ideal cut in which to shape them. Only after this process are the polished gems usually presented to high jewelry houses, who set them into glittering creations.

Tags: Jewel
From: www.cnn.com

Pearls of wisdom from 'geriatric starlet'

Added: 28.09.2017 1:30 | 11 views | 0 comments

Even at 96 Iris Apfel shows little interest in slowing down. Over the past six decades, the self-described "geriatric starlet" has built a career in textiles, interior design (including White House restorations) and, more recently, turned her hand to fashion, with jewelry and a ready-to-wear clothing line.

From: www.cnn.com

Unity and defiance at memorial mass for Barcelona victims

Added: 20.08.2017 19:47 | 28 views | 0 comments

It's 8 a.m. on Sunday, and as tired partygoers spill out of Barcelona's nightclubs, a line is forming at Antoni Gaudi's spectacular Sagrada Familia cathedral -- the jewel in Barcelona's crown.

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From: www.cnn.com

Red diamond could sell for millions

Added: 28.07.2017 7:10 | 25 views | 0 comments

As the head of jewelry in Asia for British auction house Bonhams, Graeme Thompson is used to handling beautiful diamonds on a daily basis. Yet he's only ever held a red diamond once, about five years ago. "Red diamonds are the rarest of them all and whoever gets to hold one in his hand is very lucky indeed," he said.

Tags: India, Jewel
From: www.cnn.com

Vertu Luxury Smartphone Maker Founded by Nokia Shutting DownVertu Luxury Smartphone Maker Founded by Nokia Shutting Down

Added: 17.07.2017 20:56 | 35 views | 0 comments

Selling expensive jewel-encrusted, high-style smartphones turned out to be unprofitable for the Vertu a British company that was founded in 1998 by Nokia.

From: www.eweek.com

Where North Korea's elite go for banned luxury goods

Added: 17.07.2017 12:43 | 25 views | 0 comments

You can buy anything your heart desires in this North Korean store: premium blended whisky, jewelry and perfume. Or you can pick up a brand new drum set or a saxophone that's carefully displayed in a glass case.

From: www.cnn.com

Ubud: Inside Bali's cultural epicenter

Added: 17.07.2017 1:45 | 39 views | 0 comments

The jewel of Indonesia, Bali has a reputation for its clifftop hotels and clear surf. But farther inland, the mystical temples and iconic rice paddies of Ubud provide a completely different Bali experience.

Tags: Hotels, Jewel
From: www.cnn.com

Want to eat a white strawberry?

Added: 10.07.2017 13:00 | 35 views | 0 comments

In Japan, there's a specialty fruit craze sweeping the nation, from square watermelons to grapes the size of Ping-Pong balls. Still, the crown jewel of the luxury fruit basket is the white strawberry, bred to be a whole lot bigger and a whole lot sweeter than its classic red counterpart.

Tags: Japan, Rape, Jewel
From: www.cnn.com

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