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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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The Luxury Brand Francesca Furzi
Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Read more...The fastly growing Italian luxury brand Francesca Furzi stands for handcrafted, high quality luxury jewellery, 100% made in Italy, and creates uniqueness tailored to your personal needs, and emotions. It was founded by Francesca Furzi, an industrial designer that was born in Tuscany, has grown artistically in Rome, and then professionally in major design studios like Pininfarina and as well in automotive brands like Alfa Romeo and Lancia.

Diamond Purity
Sunday, 10 January 2010

Read more...Diamond is one of the most glorious and fanciest precious stones in the world and it is not that easy to choose the right one among the variety of available. And knowing that we ought to know a set of nuances and be able to sort out the stones, if any.

Rose Quartz: Talent Talisman
Sunday, 27 December 2009

Read more...From the times immemorial the stones and gems were worshipped, various magic features were attributed to them, both healing and mystic. This is not a surprise since we live in a stable and changing world where we need something like an anchor to have a peace and kind of eternity. And stones live forever unlike other substances. Evidently, stones are subject to erosion, they are destroyed with the time. Though, this process is extended and so indistinguishable for humans that we assume that stones are the substance of eternity.

World Jewelry Houses: Tendencies for Market Improvement
Thursday, 24 December 2009

Read more...The unique jewels have always been on the special place with people throughout the entire history. And only some artisans possessed the skills of jewelry art. Power elite has always supported and approved of this sphere, though it served for them only. If you possessed jewels, it symbolized the power, reference to elite, and it was designed for the intimate circle of people. The kings, nobles, the church and other authorities would tend to possess more unique jewels and jewelry items. This again emphasized their dignity. And the jewelry was assigned the feature of the wealth. And sometimes, the fortune of large states would solve with the help of jewelry.

Hyacinth: adored by Ovid
Sunday, 20 December 2009

Read more...Hyacinth is the dark-yellow or red, or crimson translucent kind of zircon. The primary color of the mineral is red. In the East, hyacinth is believed to be the «brother» to diamond. Pliny the Elder depicted the hyacinth as the very different from amethyst, although the color is rather similar. The biggest disparity is that bright purple color, which is so luminous in amethyst, while the hyacinth looks diluted. Hyacinth possesses fascinating properties: its lovely luster is lost when exposed to fire and ... bad weather. Stone is amazingly responsive to changing weather, and truly addictive to the climatic changes.

Breguet Watches: Accuracy of Kings
Thursday, 17 December 2009

Read more...The history of horology in XVIII century would not be full without the greatest genius of watch making that ever lived, Abraham Louis Breguet. He was awarded this title not thanks to the exterior details of his watches but for the amazing accuracy.

Jade: Equitable and Merciful
Sunday, 13 December 2009

Read more...Jade was considered a royal gem in Ancient China from the earliest dynasties up until present times, and is inextricably woven into ancient and modern Chinese culture. The use of jade in China dates back some 8,000 to 12,000 years, and was an integral part of commercial, religious and ceremonial life throughout this region. Although the finest jade was reserved for the Imperial courts, the use of jade in everyday life crossed all socioeconomic boundaries (it was used to create many utilitarian and ceremonial objects, ranging from indoor decorative items to jade burial suits). Known from legend as «the Stone of Heaven», jade attained a position in the religious and cultural life of the people that has not been seen with any other natural substance in any other time or culture.

Chalcedony: the Mother of Crystal
Thursday, 10 December 2009

Read more...Chalcedony is a collective name used to denote many well known varieties of cryptocrystalline quartz gemstones, therefore the name «the mother of crystal». Chalcedony includes carnelian, sard, bloodstone, onyx, sardonyx, chrysoprase, agate, flint, chert and jasper just to name a few of the better known varieties.

Raymond Weil: the Real Swiss Quality
Sunday, 22 November 2009

Read more...The Watch Company by Raymond Weil appeared relatively in the recent years, namely in 1976. And this Company is thought to be a very young company compared with the traditions of the watch making business where the companies are hundred years old and even older. Besides, the Swiss watch making industry of 70s experienced the tough crisis situation when the Japanese quartz watches, very cheap unlike the Swiss watches, became affordable for even kids, thus significantly disrupted the popularity of classic mechanical watches. Nevertheless, the crisis of 70s was not the stopping factor for the Raymond Weil to increase the outcome of production for the decade of functioning in this sphere from 3 thousand pieces to 300 thousand time pieces a year. And since 1991 the Company sells around 600 thousand watches a year.

Roberto Bravo: Unique Magic
Sunday, 22 November 2009

Read more...Throughout the entire existence of human civilization haute couture came from Italy. Painters and sculptors, musicians and poets sought for inspiration in the shadow of luxury Italian vineyards, under the rays of bright Italian sun. Italy is the motherland for the great artists of the Renaissance Age, and five centuries later, the brand Roberto Bravo emerged in Italy. Roberto Bravo brand is not affordable for everyone. And the point is not that Roberto Bravo jewelry is far more expensive than that pretty gold stuff displayed in shop counters. The very jewelry matters. The uniqueness and diversity, absolute exclusivity and charm matters here. And there is no wonder that the company log is: Exclusiveness is must-have!

Korloff: de Luxe World
Sunday, 15 November 2009

Read more...Korloff refers to the most prestigious Haute Jewelry Houses that are aimed at satisfaction of the requirements of the most demanding customers who are wealthy enough to pay for the quite expensive needs. The Company owned by the Piasers, father and son, has its own talisman to bring luck to owners as the unique black diamond Korloff (the House was named after this brilliant later on) of 88 carate, appearing as the biggest black diamond in the world.

Certina: Perfection And Physicality
Thursday, 12 November 2009

Read more...Certina watches thanks to DS system that the manufacturers put into practice in 1959 are considered the sports watches. DS system is the double protection system that ensures the stunning durability to watches. Certina watches have a long-service life. They were take up high to Everest, and they experienced all the troubles of the mountaineering life, they were thrown down off the helicopter and they go on running after the falling, they were put into the hob of the race car wheel and Certina coped with this test.

Sunday, 01 November 2009

Read more...The jewels and embroidery are so much beloved and popular among the humans that craftsmen and jewelers are ready to create more and more masterpieces to admire. Among the most demanded are jewels made from precious stones, no doubt. There is a wide range of precious stones and gems used by masters to create unique and valuable art works. Yet, one of the demanded stones is aquamarine. The stone attracts attention of craftsmen and consumers with the highly esthetic peculiarities, while the miraculous features of the stone are laid in the legends all over the world.

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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.

Latest Articles - Beauty

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.