Dubbed â€œAmerican Iconâ€, the glittering MINI is the work of CrystalArt and itâ€™ll be on display at the upcoming National Stationery Show, May 20-23, at NY Cityâ€™s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
The car features over one-million Swarvoski crystals in 50 different shades of color to represent the 50 states. Each stone was meticulously placed by hand and took four people almost 6 months to complete.
The car depicts Americaâ€™s most revered iconic scenery and symbols including The Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, The White House, The American Flag and the Eagle, among others.
Sol Kerzner, the flamboyant hotelier, is to launch his new Dubai resort with a party so extravagant that organisers claim it will be seen from space.
The event, for the grand opening of the $1.5 billion Atlantis, The Palm, will have 2,000 VIP guests. Kylie Minogue will perform – her first concert in the Middle East – and the final bill for the four-day beachside celebrations is estimated to exceed $30 million, the London Telegraph reports.
The 1,500 room resort, located on the world’s largest manmade island, the Palm Jumeirah ( which has been built to resemble a palm tree when seen from above) features 16 restaurants including a branch of Nobu, and is partially bankrolled by the Dubai Royal Family. Continue reading →
Philips and Swarovski teamed up in order to complete the “Active Crystals” collection with a polished USB flash drive.
The gizmo can be protected by a user password in order to protect your data in case it gets stolen by one of your stalkers. And, here comes the 4 again. It comes in different flavors: Heart Ware, HeartBeat, Lock In and Lock Out.
Heart Ware and Heart Beat are worn as pendants and open to reveal a USB key with 1GB of memory â€“ thatâ€™s space for around 1000 photos or 250 songs! The Lock In and Lock Out babies attach to a keychain and also flash 1GB innards
The Active Crystals collection is available on Swarovski website and each USB Memory Key retail for $180.
Kamson Diamonte (Part of the Amosu Luxury Group) is working with Crystallized Swarovski Elements to create an exclusive line of Swarovski mobile phones. The phones will be featured in selected stores across the UK as well as sold online.
The company has already created Motorola K1, Nokia N95 Swarovski phones and their latest creation is the Nokia 5310 Xpress music embedded with 364 swaroski crystals. Price tag Â£719.99 ($1,430).