Latest posts with tags "meteorite"

Some Watches Tell Time, Others Tell a Story

Jun 13, 2018 / Style

Jaquet Droz unveils two new exclusive variations of the Grande Seconde Off-Centered timepiece, with dials made of meteorite and stromatolite.

Sleekest Cut: Perceval Meteor Knives

Mar 11, 2016 / Interiors

The perfect knife that marries man-made artisanal skills and space-born materials.

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda 1950 Meteorite

Mar 03, 2016 / World of Watches (WOW)

You could literally claim that this watch has a piece of heaven in it. The full name, the Tonda 1950 Meteorite Special Edition, explains it all.

Mobiado Grand 350 Pioneer Luxury Phone

Oct 29, 2009 / Tech

Luxury mobile phone maker Mobiado has just unveiled the Grand 350 Pioneer, the world’s first phone to “utilize the compelling beauty of meteorite.” The company says that the Grand 350 Pioneer pays homage to NASA, more exactly, to the Pioneer 10 spacecraft that NASA launched back in 1972. Pioneer 10 passed through the Solar System’s […]

Diamond is no longer nature’s hardest material

Feb 19, 2009 / Jewellery

Diamond will always be a woman’s best friend but the gemstone is no longer the world’s hardest material, according to scientists. Instead, a rare natural substance, called lonsdaleite, which is made from carbon atoms just like diamond, has emerged as 58 per cent harder than the gemstone, according to a report in the New Scientist. […]

Most Expensive Guitar Pick

May 21, 2008 / Collectibles

Australian company Starpics has created a completely unique pair of guitar picks made from meteors. Said to be around 4 billion years old, Gibeon meteorites were discovered in 1836 in Namibia, Africa, where their sale and export were banned by the local government. Despite that fact, over twenty-five tons of the meteorites have been recovered […]

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