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When purchasing watches, no one is questioned with how to wear watches, actually. This appears to be logical and rational. Nevertheless, the simplest things happen to be complicated sometimes. Everything is made from details and details sometimes mean far more than the whole. People who really wander how to wear watches properly exist and they are really concerned in this issue.


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Most Expensive Things in the World

Saturday, 12 June 2010

Most Expensive Things in the WorldEvery day brings the chance to see various things and we never think of the value and how much the things cost. And we never know which things may become fashionable and expensive in several years.

So, the most expensive jeans of Levi Strauss-501 model were bought in March 1997 by the company Levi Strauss from the trader in antique clothes for $25 000 USD. The jeans were manufactured between 1886 and 1902 and nobody can just imagine the cost of it the company bought them for now. The same happened to the most expensive lighter by Zippo launched in the beginning of 1933. It is the first lighter the company manufactured and is highly demanded by collectors, and therefore Ayra Pilosoff sold his lighter for $10000 USD on July 12, 1998.

The expensive and unique things are not those, however, that were manufactured some time back in limited edition but also the precious stones, since diamonds are believed to be the eternal values. So, today the most expensive is Ligne 2 Champagne lighter by Dupont Company that costs $74 000 USD and which is made of white gold in 18k and incrusted in 468 diamonds. For how long is it to be the record, though? The new thing may appear in the following year with more incrusted diamonds and higher price. Though, it is difficult to make the most expensive knife that took the master of cold arms Buster Warenski and his wife Julia 20 years of hard work to create the «Star of East» ordered by the Japanese businessman. The knife forged by hand from 18k gold was decorated with 10 diamonds of 5 carat and 153 emeralds of 10 carat. This toy yields to many arms in fighting capacities but in price it does dominate over all the knives in the world costing $2,1 million dollars.

Games are sometimes expensive and cost fortune for many people and casino is not the thing to talk about. The most expensive Rubik’s Cube costs $1,5 million dollars. This toy was manufactured by the «Diamond Cutters International» Company to the 15th Anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube from the 22,5k amethysts, 34k rubies, 34k emeralds and 18k gold. The same company made the most expensive puck in the world to cost over $1 million dollars decorated with 733 precious stones, including 171k diamonds and 4k emeralds. As for the toys, the most expensive puzzle in the world was made on order by Steve Richardson from Norwich in June 1999. Every set contains 2 640 details and costs $14 500 USD. Yet, the most expensive set of Monopoly game is decorated with the precious stones. The playing field is decorated with 23k gold, and the points are defined with 42 diamonds. The game was made by the jeweler Sidney Mobell in 1988 to cost $2 million dollars.

The most expensive Barbie doll also cannot survive without diamonds and the model made to the 40th anniversary of the doll manufacture costs $ 82 870 USD thanks to the attire decorated with 160 diamonds trimmed with 18k gold. The belt on the dress has the diamond clasp as the letter «В» and can be used as a broche. When talking of the dresses, it is worth mentioning the most expensive wedding dress on sale in London at the «Wedding Ring» store for 240 000 pounds sterling. The dress is made from the platinum threads, sewed on the base of silk developed by the chief designer of Armani House Mauro Adami.

The most expensive movie that costs over $500 million dollars is Avatar, the most expensive Christmas tree toy is 18k white gold ball studded with more than one and a half thousand diamonds, the most expensive trip is the space trip when every participant paid around $20 million dollars to travel there and the price never changed since that time. The millionaires who dared to spend such amount were Dennis Tito and the computer giant from the South Africa Mark Shuttleworth.

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