Most Expensive Persian Rug

This photo provided by Christie’s in New York shows a silk Persian rug, dating from the 16th or 17th century.It has sold for a record $4.45 million at auction, (about $729.87 per square inch!) The rug was sold by Christie’s auction house Tuesday on behalf of the Newport Restoration Foundation. It had been expected to [...]

Most expensive Surfboard

Kenny Scharf’s pop-surrealist paintings will be shown on a different kind of canvas this summer. The artist has collaborated with designer Elie Tahari on a limited-edition collection that went on sale last saturday. The collection features a surfboard that at $15,000 is unlikely to ever hit salt water ! The items come in two juicy [...]

No.1 by Clive Christian is the World’s Most Expensive Perfume

Ever wondered what the most expensive perfume in the world is? According to Guinness Book of Records it is No.1 by Clive Christian, due to the fine, rare, and downright exotic ingredients it contains This British Perfume House was first made famous 135 years ago by Queen Victoria and Clive Christian (an English millionaire and [...]

The $28,000 Suitcase

Designed by Dutchman Henk van de Meene, the HENK suitcase is made up from red Italian burl, black ebony, horse hair, magnesium, aluminum, titanium, carbon fiber, parachute fabric and is dressed in supreme quality leather. The carbon-fiber exterior is very similar to the cockpit of a Formula 1 racecar. ! The suitcase has been designed [...]

World’s Biggest and most expensive Airport Opens in Beijing

After 4 years the Beijing Airport -currently the biggest one in the world- is finished, just in time for the 2008 Olympics. The new Terminal 3, built at a cost of $3.5 billion usd is the first building to break the one million square meter barrier : it will accommodate an estimated 50 million passengers [...]

Most expensive table

In late 18th century Philadelphia, Tufft was one of the city’s most prosperous cabinetmakers. While his shop was not as large or prolific as that of his contemporaries Benjamin Randolph and Thomas Affleck, his rank was likely that of their equal. Elegance, grace, and delicate carving characterize Thomas Tufft’s furniture. He typically chose a restrained [...]

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