Luxury

Diamond-encrusted Nivea jar is luxury for a cause

 

nivea_diamond_jarIf the recession has not forced you to cut down on your spa visits and you are one of those fortunate few who can still afford to spend on luxury cosmetics, then this diamond-encrusted jar from Nivea won’t leave you guilt ridden, especially because all the proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Care charity. The jar is encrusted with 441 ethically sourced white diamonds set in stunning white gold and has been tailor-made to crown any jar of Nivea Visage Expert Lift Day or Night Cream.

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Posted by confirmations - March 25, 2009 at 1:22 pm

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Luxury Spectacular Castle & Old Palace Hotels

When it comes to romance, luxury and living a dream come true, it’s hard to top a night in a castle – well, unless it’s two nights. These 15 exquisite castle hotels offer us regular folks the chance to live like kings and queens; all it takes is a reservation. Best of all, checking out will only cost you the contents of your wallet – not your head.

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Posted by confirmations - February 10, 2009 at 2:36 pm

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Famous Rolex of H.R.H. Prince Bernhard for auction

Prince Bernhard (1911-2004), member of the Dutch Royal Family, was an avid Rolex wearer. Dutch magazine Quote published an article in their March edition about the auction of this particular Rolex Date. Christie’s in Amsterdam will auction this Rolex Date on the 3rd of April 2007. Maarten van Gijn, Public Relations & Marketing of Christie’s, mailed the picture below and stated that we could use it for this blog. I am curious why the Royal Family is auctioning this watch, in my opinion it should be on one of the wrists of his grand childeren. Anyway, according to Quote Magazine, it will fetch around 3000 Euro.

Photo by Christie's Amsterdam

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Posted by confirmations - January 29, 2009 at 2:12 am

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Ryser Watches

After having worked for the Cantonales Technikum institute and at Rado Watches, Ryser Kentfield moved to the USA to start his Swiss Timepieces store in 1990. He tried his own brand at the JCK Show in Las Vegas, but as he says in an interview with Keith W. Strandberg (Europastar)  it`s very difficult because people want a known brand name?. Ryser Kentfield now tries to get retailers world wide, to sell his watches and to get a bit of attention for his brand name. He makes and sells 700 watches a year, but predicts it will be somewhere between 1000 and 2000 pieces in 2009. His watches start at 1100 USD and use an ETA 2824-2 self-winding movement. His website, http://www.ryserwatches.com, feature background information on his brand, online collection of watches and a list of retailers. His watches are available in stainless steel, 10micro rose gold plating or yellow gold with PVD coating. I have one tip for mr Kentfield there… get rid of the 10micro rose gold plating and yellow gold with PVD coating.. Those types of inferior finish of materials gives a brand a bad rep. Anyway, all the luck to Ryser Kentfield and his line of watches!


Source: Europastar and Ryser Watches

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Posted by confirmations - January 29, 2009 at 2:12 am

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Girard-Perregaux Chronograph Excelsior Park

Today I spoke with my watch friend, and also watch maker, Gerton. He told me about this Girard-Perregaux Chronograph watch he has for sale, with an Excelsior Park 4 movement. When I googled on this watch, one??of the results was this ‘In Memory of Time’ website. A great website by this Japanese collector (TRS) who has a number of great (vintage) time pieces. Among them, the Girard-Perregaux Chronograph with Excelsior Park movement. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - January 29, 2009 at 2:12 am

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Omega 8500

Omega proudly presents their latest in house movement, Omega caliber 8500. It features a 60 hour power reserve, bi-directional winding, the co-axial escapement and will be COSC (Chronometer certified) ofcourse!.The new Omega De Ville will be the first watch with this movement.

Congrats Omega! And now some attention to your Quality Control (Omega cal.330x) and After Sales (numerous complaints world wide) again.

Pictures by Jorge Merino @ TimeZone.

What comes in mind when you see this luxury watch is … ” wow I think I can control the time ”  🙂

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Posted by confirmations - January 29, 2009 at 2:12 am

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Luxury baby collections for your little champ

The market is flooded with luxury baby products, and baby strollers are major contributors to it. Hence, elegance and style learned from the years of experience, in collaboration with the famous product designer Roberto Cavalli, Aprica has given birth to a line of wheelchairs and strollers so as to maintain the highest standards in the childcare industry that the company offers. The “Baby Safari Collection” is the outcome of teamwork between the two, which is conceived and designed to accommodate a baby from the first moment of life and up to four years of age. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - January 24, 2009 at 12:52 am

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Luxury Monopoly set for rich board gamers

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Zontik Games, known the world over for making luxury board games, presents its new high-end Monopoly board game set for the elite class. The custom crafted leather board uses the finest quality leathers, fabrics and other materials so as to bring together games and manufacturer that represent excellence in the indoor gaming world. The card boxes and dice cups are leather-bound and the dice are ball-cornered for precision. The pieces can be kept in cushion felt compartments when not in use. Available in two luxurious finishes, acrylic or sterling silver, the ultra-luxury Monopoly set by Zontik will set you back $4,405 (acrylic) or $7,105 (sterling silver), depending on which option you choose.
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Posted by confirmations - January 24, 2009 at 12:52 am

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Apple iPhone festooned with rubies and sapphires

Continental Mobiles, the premier online boutique for luxury goods, has earlier impressed the bling lovers with the 3G iPhone decked out with rubies, black diamonds, emeralds and sapphires. The latest in the line from the house is the iPhone decked out with velvet blue sapphires and pigeon blood red rubies. Unlocked and ready for any network, this blinged iPhone enjoys a Continental tailored coat of vibrant sapphires and rubies. The already glossy iPhone is complemented beautifully with the hot rose-red spectrum that comes out from the glorious natural stones. Read more…

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Posted by confirmations - January 24, 2009 at 12:52 am

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Stainless steel soaking tub for a luxurious bath

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To take a dip in a traditional wooden ofuro reminds me of the good old days. Now, a few guys from the US try to revolutionize the concept by replacing the wooden vessel with an insulated wall of stainless steel in order to retain heat for a longer time than conventional bathtubs so that you can sit upright for hours with water filled to just below your chin, enabling full body relaxation. The soaking tub is all stainless steel with 18% chromium for increased durability and simple maintenance. The seat is situated 15″ above the tub floor of 3″ thick double-walled metal tub and built-in 18 air jets that can be maneuvered with a touch of button to spray high speed streams on your body to massage and relax your body. So, if you can’t stop yourself from diving into the tub, then climb these three non-slip steps quickly and enjoy a long, luxurious soak. Yours for $20,000.

from: Hammacher

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Posted by confirmations - January 24, 2009 at 12:52 am

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