The most expensive Barbie in the world, with jewels designed by Australia’s Stefano Caturi, has been sold at Christie’s in New York for $302,500.
Mattel commissioned Canturi to create the finger-wide neckpiece and tiny matching ring to promote its new Barbie collection.
The jewellery set features a necklace made from three carats of white diamonds set around a one carat, square emerald-cut pink diamond.
Jeweller Stefano Canturi also designed the doll’s black strapless party dress, peep-toe stilettos and tumbling blonde hair.
on 21st October 2010 | 5 Comments »
Adriana Lima has debuted the US$2 million diamond-encrusted bra she will wear at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show during an instore appearance.
Designed in collaboration with Italian jeweller Damiani, and containing more than 3,000 jewels, the piece took six craftsmen 1,500 hours of work to complete.
Adriana needed a security team just for her bra costs $2 million with its incredible 142 carats of white diamonds, topazes and sapphires.
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De Beers has created a special exhibition called “The Art of Diamond Jewelry” in the setting of world famous department store, Isetan, in Tokyo.
Running through July 21st, the exhibit in the city’s Shinjuku shopping district incorporates photography and multimedia, including a first of its kind 3D film about diamonds that is shown on a custom screen and requires no 3D glasses.
The film was created by Holition, a company that markets a 3D virtual reality application allowing customers to “try on” luxury goods such as watches.
An ambitious chef from the Philippines has created the world’s most expensive sushi, wrapped in gold leaves and small African diamonds.
The five pieces of sushi, worth 91,800 pesos ($2,000), was created by chef Araneta Jr. , who said his unusual food artworks are used as gifts in marriage proposals or during courtship.
Described as the “ultimate in luxury fashion” by its designer, Stuart Hughes, the world’s most expensive suit is to go on sale.
Hughes has only made three of the suits, which each took more than 600 hours to produce, in a blend of silk, cashmere wool and diamonds.
The Sun reports that the first suit, a size 41 long, has been sold to a buyer in France. It’s priced at Â£599,000 ($890,000).
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A harmonious and elegant design is featured in the earrings Luci, the Italian for Lights, by the young designer Francesca Furzi.
Two cylinders, one illuminated by a polished surface, the other enriched by sparkling PavÃ© of diamonds, accompanying the sinuous and sensual movements of a woman.
Luci are the simplest, easiest, and most convenient way for woman to make her look more polished.