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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.

Crystal Glass Tableware – A Song of Crystal

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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Quartz – the Magic Sand
Saturday, 01 May 2010

Read more...Quartz is the most common mineral on the Earth that is found in almost every geological environment totaling 12% of the Earth crust. It is known that the sand is the quartz either formulated as SiO2, silicon dioxide. Quartz is not the sand though; it is the fascinating mixture of a variety of crystals. The quartz is the transparent rock crystal like a frozen water drop recognized to be the stone of magicians; it is the solemn violet amethyst considered to be the stone of sobriety; it is the luxury flame ruby; it is the misty rauchtopaz; velvet-black morion; lemon-yellow false citrine and the pink cornelian. These are the variety of quartz.

Aventurine: Your Gold Speckled Chance
Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Read more...Aventurine's name is Italian, coming from the expression «per ventura» or «by chance». It refers to the discovery of Aventurine by Venetian glass workers sometime in the 16th or 17th century. Aventurine is a form of quartz, and is very similar to goldstone and sunstone. Another name for aventurine is Indian jade.

Tiger's Eye Gemstone: Your Safeguard against Deception
Saturday, 10 April 2010

Read more...Tiger's eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rock that is yellow- to red-brown. A member of the quartz group, it can be easily recognized by golden and brown or golden and yellow wavelike pattern and a silky luster, the so called «cat's eye» effect (characteristic lustrous stripes resembling the cat's pupils which appear after the gemstone is cut en cabochon or polished). Tiger's eye is a gemstone for realistic and sensible people who are ready to adapt to the changing world around them and do not plan any revolutionary upheavals or long for radical transformations. It helps to accumulate wealth, or at least get a steady income - to this effect, one should keep the tiger's eye close to money, and financial problems will soon fade away.

Onyx - the Stone of Leaders
Wednesday, 07 April 2010

Read more...Onyx is the mineral of the chalcedony family, well-known from the old times, extremely admired and magnificent. Onyx was used to make tableware and decorations, statues and talismans, cameo and charms. The Solomon legend says that the walls of the building were made from thin layer of white onyx. The opaque walls admitted the light and the temple looked as if sunlit. The noble people of India especially favored for the tableware from onyx, bowls and plates, vases and jars. Such tableware was believed to intensify the love and joy if used during the fists. Onyx was though to be the stone of men from the ancient times. And here the leadership features dominated, not the physical strength.

Zircon: Diamond's Little Brother
Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Read more...In terms of mineralogy, zircon is a mineral belonging to the group of nesosilicates. Its chemical name is zirconium silicate. The natural color of zircon varies between colorless, yellow-golden, red, brown, blue, and green. The color of zircons sometimes can be changed by heat treatment. Depending on the amount of heat applied, colorless, blue, and golden-yellow zircons can be made. In geological settings, the development of pink, red, and purple zircon occurs after hundreds of millions of years provided the crystal has sufficient trace elements to produce color centers. Colorless specimens that show gem quality are a popular substitute for diamond; these specimens are also known as «Matura diamond» or diamond's little brother.

Corundum: Precious Magic
Saturday, 20 March 2010

Read more...The gemstone generally known as corundum has many names. The name corundum is probably derived from the Sanskrit «kauruntaka» or «kuruvinda» meaning «ruby». Every variety of corundum is always called by its variety name. The term «corundum», when used alone, refers to a brown, non-transparent variety. All other varieties (sapphire, ruby, padparadschah, and emery) are always known by their respective names, though corundum is often referred to as chloro-sapphire, almandine, Oriental diamond, violet, Bengali amethyst, Oriental aquamarine, Oriental emerald, Oriental topaz, Oriental chrysolite, and Oriental peridot.

Roger Dubuis - 28 Watches to 6,5 Billion People
Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Read more...By traditions accepted in the watch industry, Roger Dubuis is like a child, and in 2005 this company celebrated the tenth anniversary. The growth of exclusive watches in Switzerland where the watch-making industries grow by centuries, going from fathers and grandfathers to children and grandsons seemed to be unfeasible. But it turned out that such growth of the company and popularity in the world for such a short time is feasible. However, the progress was justified by the highest quality, unique design, real exclusivity and incredible luxury of Roger Dubuis watches.

Pectoral, the Accessory of the Past
Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Read more...The fashion changes as the woman changes her mood. It really does and it is easily seen in collections of accessories and jewelry different from season to season. This is the challenge to bring the new breathe to the old outdated attires. We are aware that perfectly suited jewelry may be the zest of the image, while the clothes, shoes, hairdo and makeup look as the background only. And pectoral is such the jewelry.

Cat’s Eye – the Iridescent Miracle
Saturday, 06 March 2010

Read more...Like any other jewellry, the cat’s eye mineral is odinary semiprecious stone widely used as a charm that is also believed to protect the owner from the evil eye, first of all, and from many other troubles in the everyday life. The gem is thought to apply its capacities and features individually. The cat’s eye is the gem of the crystal family of the brown, green or yellow-green color.

Trendy Bracelets 2010
Sunday, 14 February 2010

Read more...Fashions for spring-summer 2010 promise a real revolution when it comes to accessories. The style of the entire look is set by jewelry; bracelets being designers' favorite fashion statement. Spring-summer 2010 season sees lots of bracelets worn all over the arm, from wrists to forearms. And the diversity of styles and designs is huge. However, two things should be taken into account if you decide to opt for this trend. First, when you go with bracelets you must avoid any other ornamental detail in the cuff area, including fancy cuffs, long gloves and stuff like that. Second, you should wear identical bracelets or sets of bracelets on both your wrists.

Crivelli Jewelry House
Thursday, 11 February 2010

Read more...Valenza is just wonderful! It is filled with sparkling sunlight, openwork arches, miracle of moon and velvet starlight sky, and it attracts and offers a stay or at least you can take a little piece of it with you which is embodied in jewelry of Crivelli Gioielli. All the holiday sparks of sunbeams, tenderness of magical sunrise, mildness and languish of Valenza silver night can be seen in the sparkling white and colored diamonds, black reflections of the diamonds, white, yellow, pink gold. Each and every piece of jewelry is a masterpiece as well as the day and night in Valenza.

Mauboussin Jewelry House
Sunday, 31 January 2010

Read more...Mauboussin Jewelry House of France established in the first half of the XIX century experienced various problems. The Mauboussin House became one of the grandest houses in Paris, and thus, the world, during this exciting Art Deco period. There were times when Mauboussin House was out of favor and it was thought to lose its time. This Jewelry House never belonged to any groups being the independent manufacture. The House was always stayed in the family that founded it, and, thus, currently it is belonged to the sixth generation of Mauboussin.

Golden Chain - Evolution from the Well Chain to Bird Eye
Thursday, 21 January 2010

Read more...The golden chain is sometimes called a Cinderella among other jewelry as if once upon a time there was a beauty girl and nobody knew that she was beautiful. She had to do all heavy and dirtywork and later her beauty was discovered. And the same is with the golden chain. For over hundred of years they were used as additional accessory only but not as the individual jewelry to enjoy. A chain is designed to attach the pendant to it. And that is all for it. And the chain was usually presented as a gift with the pendant, by no means.

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Latest Articles - Fashion

Men’s Slim Fit Shirts – Special Sensuality

A student or a business man, shirts are found in the wardrobe of any men living a social life. Anyone following fashion tendencies owns a pair of slim fit shirts for any occasions to distinguish against other common shirts. This kind of shirts is less trendy for mature men since the design of shirts requires fit and athletic torso which is rarely available with men over 45. Men’s slim fit shirts are good to fit with any suits, in loose manner, tightly fit in trousers.

Lingerie – Alluring and Stretchy Fashion

Lingerie for women was just the plain underwear until the 20th century when it became the mean self-expression, as the subject of esthetic admiration. A piece of lingerie seen in between the women wear looked quite shocking to be shame and no one thought of designing luxury items based on lingerie, leaving alone works of art. Today every woman dreams of having a pair, or even more, of luxury and high quality lingerie to associate with sexuality, sensibility and attraction with male.

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Lancome Magnifique: Glory in a Chic Bottle

Lancome brand is appreciated globally as one of the most recognizable manufacturer of perfume and body care cosmetic products. Lancome is the brand to boast with the assortment of scents appraised by lots of women from all over the world. That is not the triumph for a day. That is the niche the brand keeps as the manufacturer of classic fragrances. So, Tresor launched in the 50s, the legendary and so romantic Poeme, and delicate Attraction that is demanded beyond the time. In the year 2008 that Lancome house presented another fragrance, Lancome Magnifique.

Elizabeth Arden 5th Avenue - Symbol of 90s

Florence Nightingale, also known as Elizabeth Arden globally, became the real revolution-maker in the cosmetic industry. The brand Elizabeth Arden estabvlished by Graham, was the one of the first companies that produced natural and high quality cosmetic products, indeed, acknowledged by the royal persons. Moreover, the decorative cosmetics are at last accepted in the political society thanks to the brand founder.