The venerable Parisian luxury goods firm of S.T. Dupont has come out with the world’s most expensive lighter priced at $79,000. The Ligne 2 Champagne lighter, part of Dupont’s Prestige Collection, is made of solid 18-carat white gold embellished with 468 brilliant-cut diamonds. Also available is a matching fountain pen also in solid 18-carat white … Continued
This summer, upscale diamond jeweler Piaget is releasing a decadent collection that includes their signature watches, diamond necklaces, and rings. The Limelight Paradise Collection has a cocktail theme that features, naturally, cocktail rings. These cocktail rings differ from the classic work that Piaget has done in the past, in that the rings are designed to … Continued
Luxury Designer Alexander Amosu launches a series of exclusive bespoke shirts made from the finest cotton in the world. Each bespoke shirt comes as standard with silver buttons with the option of having the buttons in gold, platinum or diamond encrusted (diamond comes in various colours) Ranging from Â£400 ($650) to Â£25,000 ($40,000), these shirts … Continued
This is not the first time that Mervis Diamond Importers, a jewelry chain in Washington DC, is offering the irresistible combination of cake and diamonds. We told you about their previous offering of a cupcake with diamonds, now the companyâ€™s latest offering is a chocolate dessert designed with a diamond stud, reportedly a real one. … Continued
Alacria Royal collection, designed by Carl F. Bucherer. The watches have diamonds and either traditional blue sapphires, orange sapphires, emeralds, or rubies.
The world’s most expensive pen has finally gone on sale… for $1,470,000. As we reported in February, the Aurora Diamante contains over 30 carats of De Beers diamonds on a solid platinum barrel. It has a two-tone, rhodium-treated, 18KT solid gold nib and is personalized with a coat of arms, signature or portrait.
Chapeau d’Amour – the “hat of love” – was created by Louis Mariette in 2004. Valued at $2.7 million, it is currently the most expensive hat ever created.
French jeweler Mauboussin gave away 5,000 tiny diamonds as part of a promotion in Tokyo on Monday. The tiny diamonds were 0.1 carat diamonds worth about $50. Mauboussin’s flagship Japan store opened in Ginza, one of the most expensive pieces of real estate in Japan, in February. But the store had often been empty because … Continued
If the regular iPhone cases just donâ€™t do it for you, then maybe you should check out this new iPhone case from GnG. This case contains 140 grams of 18-carat gold as well as 200 diamonds and a logo which features 400 extra diamonds on itâ€™s own. The logo can further be customized. The shell … Continued
The Meridiist, which was launched in late 2008 is now revamped in a diamond encrusted version. Tag Heuer has launched two, ultra-glamorous models adorned in pave diamonds and precious gem stones. The grandest version of the two models boasts 1232 diamonds totaling 7.4 carats, finely set in rows along the angled sides of the phone … Continued
The Hong Kong collector who bought Cullinan’s blue diamond has named it the ‘Star of Josephine’, Petra Diamonds said on Tuesday. The flawless cushion shaped diamond, weighing 7.03 carats was purchased by Hong Kong collector Joseph Lau Luen-Hung on 12 May. “Mr Lau bought the diamond for HK$74-million (US$9.48-million) and he has already exercised his … Continued
De Beers has launched a global campaign to convince investors that diamonds are an alternative to gold as a safe-haven investment. The move is a sign of the pressure on the world’s biggest diamond miner to find new markets following the collapse of traditional sales. Stephen Lussier, De Beers’ executive director for corporate affairs, told … Continued
A flawless blue diamond weighing 7.03 carats has sold for a record 10.5 million Swiss francs ($9.49 million), the highest price paid per carat for any gemstone at auction, Sotheby’s said. The rectangular-shaped blue stone, mounted on a platinum ring, is the rarest to enter the international market this year. The anonymous phone bidder, who … Continued
As part of its 2009 collection, Rolex unveils the new Rolex Datejust 36 mm. In polished steel with either a white or yellow gold bezel emblazoned with 52 diamonds, the new Datejust 36 mm is a resolutely feminine version that continues the Datejust tradition. The Datejust 36 mm classic pieces are available in eight different … Continued
Mervis Diamond Importers claim to be the first to create a diamond cupcake. The cupcake is festooned with eight ideal cut round brilliant diamonds around its circumference and a two carat Asscher cut diamond in the center for a total value of $30,000. Mr. Mervis hopes the dazzling dessert will be listed as the worldâ€™s … Continued
The Harry Winston Opus Series, initially introduced in 2001 and based on the successful collaboration with most gifted independent watchmakers, has been joined by a new innovative masterpiece â€“ Opus 9. In Opus 9, diamonds are not merely a decorative element, but the functional element of time telling. Teamed up for the 9th Opi is … Continued
Nivea Visage has launched a special diamond encrusted jar of their Expert Lift Cream. All proceedswill go to the from the sale of this special edition jar Breast cancer care charity, which helps support women in difficult times. The jar is encrusted with 441 ethically sourced white diamonds set in stunning white gold and has … Continued
Businessman Angelito Araneta Jr, 21, commissioned his catering service to create a chocolate cake topped with 15 African diamonds and covered with 24-karat gold leaf. Mr Araneta says he plans to sell the cake in Manila at 124,000 pesos ($13,480) to men for use as a marriage proposal gift. Source: MyPaper
On March 23rd, online jewelry retailer Bidz.com will auction off a gold and diamond tiara designed by the late Gianni Versace to benefit the Aid for AIDS charity, with an opening bid of $699,000 US Dollars. The one-of-a-kind tiara, which contains over 1,200 diamonds and is worth an estimated $3 million, has been worn by … Continued
There seems to be quite a few luxury mobile phones hitting the mobile arena lately, one would think there isnâ€™t an economic downturn going on. The latest from the house of Gresso is the Lady Diamond luxury phone, which looks to be aimed straight at trendy women. The design takes its inspiration from the Swiss … Continued