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How To Wear A Wrist Watch Properly – The Lesson of Style

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.


Cigar Lighters – Torches To Splash Delight

The Cuban leader Fidel Castro, a revolutionary Che Gevara, politicians Winston Churchill and Bill Clinton, writers Somerset Maugham and Mark Twain, the actor and the political figure Arnold  Schwarzenegger – these names are well-known and these figures are best known to the world for their political, social, literary and other achievements. Moreover, the abovementioned people highly esteem cigar smoking and, thus, they come as people who own the greatest number of tools and accessories so requisite for this leisurely process and among others there are cigar lighters.


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In the light of a variety and availability of glass items, glass ware is still appreciated by plenty people, especially when it comes to cut glass. The cut glass produces a long, lingering and musical tune when you put your finger at the cut-glass edge. So, in Japan the craftsmen make unique musical instruments. A crystal violin, completely transparent, is estimated for fifty thousand USD. Crystal glass tableware is not so much expensive though it is able to produce the charming, unique and so brittle music providing it is properly cared.

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Decorating a Christmas Tree

Thursday, 05 February 2009

decorating a christmas tree Christmas Eve and the New Year's Day are only a couple of days in front of us and one has to wonder whether he or she has properly decorated the Christmas tree. We will help you to create a fashionable masterpiece out of the ordinary Christmas tree it earlier was.

France: The Crystal Dreams from Baccarat

Crystal house of «Baccarat» has a three hundred years' history behind it to be proud of having luxurious boutiques all over the world (Paris, London, Moscow, New York - you name it). This year's Christmas collection includes the crystalline-like figurines of Saint Mary and Baby Christ, Saint Joseph and the wise men wearing golden crowns. In the early December the shop windows of the «Baccarat» boutiques a crystal Santa with a star, angels, an abstract Christmas tree, a horse on a rocking chair, a lovey-dovey teddy bear made out of red crystal and lots and lots of flowers and hearts out of green, yellow and pink the well-known «Baccarat» typical material. All of these sentimental masterpieces of the crystal art can be easily placed on the beauty of the forest and the toys will definitely help decorating the Christmas tree or can as well be placed in a Christmas basket along with the flowers and candles.

Italy: Some Serious Toys from Lamborghini

The Italian famous and world-wide-known luxurious cars manufacturer Lamborghini has been producing Christmas-tree decorations for several years now. Last Christmas the Lamborghini people has greeted their admirers with the orange Christmas balls painted with their trademark color Midas Yellow used on their famous supercar «murcielago».

This year we can surely expect new decorations such as laconic dark black (Noctis Black trademark colors) or light-pearly (Telesto Gray trademark colors) Christmas balls made out of the thinnest ceramic along with the cubed candles from the orange wax with a trademark Lamborghini logo stamped on them using the black and golden paint.

Even in such fun and joyful industry as Christmas tree decorations the Lamborghini corporate group has kept its strict and official style of the brand.

Austria: The pageantry and Brilliance from the Swarovski

In today's fashion world no bag, straps or shoes can be imagined without Swarovski crystal installation. Well how then can anyone imagine any Christmas decorations without Swarovski crystals? This is exactly the reason why there are crowds in Swarovski shops and boutiques this December. For New Years Day 2009 celebration the Swarovski designers have created a collection of new funny and extraordinary attires from transparent as well as colorful crystals. The customers are said to be in raptures from the mini Santa's hats and boots, from the funny snowman family, from the crystal birds with the real feathers installed, fairies with wings, Christmas bells, snowflakes, stars and Christmas presents sold with transparent crystal boxes to store those - all of this must make one excited about Christmas. There are even little Christmas trees made out of crystal that are no bigger than a little finger. With the help of light and sun beams as well as the trademark proprietary brilliant gem-cutting, every Swarovski figurine looks wonderfully and shines like a real star.

Belgium: the Invulnerable Ornaments from Christopher Radko

Once upon a time, when he was very little, at a Christmas Eve time a future artist-decorator from Belgium Christopher Radko witnessed a most saddening event happening: the Christmas tree he had at his home got knocked over and every single Christmas toy and decoration that was hanging on it broke down into thousands of pieces. This was the day when Christopher has decided to create his own Christmas tree decoration that are not vulnerable to any damage and for that he used such materials as paper, cloth, tinfoil paper, plastic materials and more.

Today Christopher is widely-known as one of the most respected decorators all around the world. Every single masterpiece of this craftsman is a result of a hard-hard work of seven days long with every toy o decoration being only hand-made!

A new Christopher Radko collection is consisting of those beloved fairy tales characters such as the Teddy gum-bear, the Nutcracker, Pinocchio, Santa's Reindeers, Mickie Mouse, the Mermaid and the rest, the ones that are familiar to anyone from their childhood. Apart from the own name brand production, Christopher Radko is also a part of the Belgian souvenir company called «Goodwill» production, where he produces limited collections of the orthodox Christmas tree decorations.

Poland: Retro-Souvenirs from Komozja

Polish brand «Komozja» was originally supposed to be a Mostowski family small business in the town of Chenstochov, Poland but the following fifty years made it possible for the factory to become known all over the Europe.

The most popular in the West of the Komozja factory's productions were the glass Christmas souvenirs of the Victorian period: the courtiers, waiting-ladies with large fans and accessories, babies in the sleighs and nurseries and ceremonious gentlemen wearing wigs and shiny camisole. The 2009 Christmas collection by Komozja, as the craftsmen tell themselves, was created with the inspiration from the monarchial Russia. Therefore along the usual Christmas tree decorations one can find handedly colored figurines of Russian bishops wearing golden cassocks, generals and officers wearing the dress-up uniform, one can also find peasant-women wearing kerchiefs and curly baby-boys and girls wearing inwrought shirts. Apart from the glass-blowing production, the Komozja family business is known for creating vintage Christmas figurines out of the silver. One can, for example, order silver swans for the interior decoration as an addition to the Christmas tree decorations one has already purchased.

Hope you have made your choice! Now the only thing left is to decorate the Christmas tree with garlands, chaplets, beads, candies, figurines and other decorations you have and there you go! Congratulations with the exclusive decoration design you have just created! Merry Christmas!

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