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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 Romanovs Jewels: Scandalous Fate
Sunday, 07 November 2010

Read more...It often happens that an object of undisputable value is of little interest for the public, unless it is a part of some intricate scheme or an element of a bigger picture. This object may be forsaken in some obscure chest or glass case far from the public eye and be occasionally brought to light, and even admired, but without much vigor. If, however, it gets involved in some notorious criminal or - better even spy - plot, it immediately becomes the hot issue, and everybody wants to learn more about the object in question and is hungry for any detail. The story of the jewels of the Romanov Imperial House developed along these lines - while they were stored in the royal vaults, few knew and cared about them, but as soon as they disappeared, the imperial heirloom became a subject of countless speculations, legends and conspiracy theories.

 
The Most Expensive Watches
Thursday, 04 November 2010

Read more...Like it or not but the most expensive things are launched in limited edition and are often purchased by collectors only. They are hardly acquired by ordinary people since they are made by custom. The costly products include elite goods manufactured by companies to any anniversary or to commemorate a particular event or holiday and such good are mainly recorded by the Guinness Book to cost a fortune. This refers to jewelry, automobiles and watches.

 
Indian Jewelry Art – the Lavish Palette of Colors
Sunday, 31 October 2010

Read more...India is the country of such cult items as lotus and fanciful architectural ornaments, songs of sweet and forever-lasting love and freedom. All these themes are symbolized in Indian accessories, in liking for jewelers to large semi-precious stones, delicate metal laces, harmony of mismatched and riot of colors. The peculiarity and vividness are two concepts to fully characterize the style of the jewelry art of India. Every modern admirer of jewelry items dreamed even once in life to try on the purple Indian dress – sari, decorate the hands with a plenty of gold bracelets, twist the ankles with the delicate laced chains, and use the «bindi», a tiny accessory in the middle of the forehead and feel like an exotic princess.

 
Gobelin Tapestry – Magic of Luxury or Luxury of Magic
Sunday, 31 October 2010

Read more...Gobelin tapestry is weft-faced weaving where the threads are concealed in the completed work. Tapestry is the perfect complement to the modern interior of the premise. The gobelin tapestry comes to match the interior designed in any thematic style in regards to the refined taste and preferences.

 
Yellow Diamonds – Lavish Chic
Sunday, 31 October 2010

Read more...The versatile glimpse of yellow diamonds makes women thrill with fascination and excitement. The reputed jewelry houses launch jewelry accessories of incredible beauty sill practicing the fashion for color precious stones. The statistical data tells that the wealthiest persons prefer acquiring jewelry items first of all, especially incrusted with diamonds of fancy coloring. The yellow diamond adds some nobility and exceptionality to the accessory. The yellow diamonds are expensive and the owners of them are distinguished by the status in the society, first of all.

 
Yellow Gold – Color of Sun
Sunday, 24 October 2010

Read more...The yellow gold has stayed permanently trendy throughout centuries since the warm and bright color thereof resembles the sun beam, and yet, the sun is worshipped at all times as the source to life. The night is the time of danger and fear, a sun beam is what runs the danger away and diffracts the shadow. The yellow gold is what symbolizes the sun.

 
Porcelain Figurines – Pieces of Luxury
Sunday, 24 October 2010

Read more...Figurines of various sizes made from different material are popular throughout centuries, back from the times immemorial. The figurines were made previously from bones, wood, stone and clay later metal was used to make the miniature figurines and sculpture groups. Previously the figurines were made not only for the purposes to honor gods and spirits being the religious symbols and cult items, but also charming accessories that urged to adorn the severe house holding. The first porcelain figurines were created in China, the motherland of china. As soon as the tiny delicate items arrived to Europe, they seized the hearts of china admirers. The china was considered as the «white gold», it was estimated at the level of the precious metal, and the porcelain figurines became the symbol of authority and wealth, the image accessory for the design of premise and the indicator of the status.

 
The Magic of Amber – Solid Sun in Gems
Sunday, 24 October 2010

Read more...The particles of the sun turned to stone have been appreciated from the times immemorial. The legend says that the amber is the residual mineral of the amber castle of Jūratė, Goddess of Sea that was destroyed by the God Perkūnui as the punishment for her love to the ordinary fisherman Kastytis. The ancient Romans used to dispatch the special expeditions to the Baltic to acquire the wonderful golden gums with the hardened insects inside.

 
Amazing Home Design Ideas: Weird and Inspiring Architecture
Thursday, 21 October 2010

Read more...Architectural designs are called the chronicle of the achievements of humankind for a reason. They show the past, reflect the present, and anticipate the future. Every epoch is forever captured in its architectural designs. Studying history, you can follow the evolution of architectural styles and correlate them with the changes in society.

 
Stainless Steel Cookware
Thursday, 21 October 2010

Read more...Recently, stainless steel cookware has gained huge popularity due to its durability, aesthetically pleasing appearance and environmental friendliness. Stainless steel is an alloy that starts with iron and adds up to 8 alloys, depending on the quality. Chromium and nickel are the major alloys in stainless steel. The chromium provides rust and corrosion resistance and adds to its durability. Nickel provides additional rust resistance, increases hardness, and provides the high polishing characteristics which make stainless steel so appealing. It is the amount of these alloys that are added to the stainless steel that determines the quality of the products and there are ways that you can determine what quality stainless steel cookware you are buying.

 
Gemstones: Timeless Fairytale
Sunday, 17 October 2010

Read more...The realm of gemstones is a wonderful world where every stone is beautiful and unique. Gems or gemstones can be very expensive and relatively rare or they can be very common stones that are found in many different areas of the world. Throughout history, gems have often been associated with specific properties and characteristics, often which can differ from culture to culture. Gemstones have been linked to creating good luck, helping with healing, financial gain or even having success in finding a soul mate.

 
Pattaya: the Ultimate Thailand Destination
Sunday, 17 October 2010

Read more...Overtime, Thailand has become a world-known travel destination, a «second home» to many adventurous tourists who have already beaten the length and breadth of exotic islands. Recently, one of the most popular Thai resorts, Pattaya, has been steadily gaining popularity among those who don't waste their time waiting for warmer seasons and prefer to enjoy the benefits of tropical location, including exotic entertainment.

 
Kate Middleton - the Future Queen of United Kingdom?
Sunday, 17 October 2010

Read more...It's not easy being a public person, with your every step, gesture and breath carefully watched and captured by dozens of cameras. That's the price you have to pay for success, wealth and fame. However, it's not the same if you have to pay with your own privacy for somebody else's success, when you have no choice but tolerate the public scrutiny knowing that it's not you everybody's interested in. Moreover, you get absolutely no credit for anything and your celebrity partner always steals the scene, and your every faux pas is noticed and cherished by the public for years to come and brought forward whenever your name comes up. Now you see the «perks» of being with somebody famous. That's the situation Kate Middleton, the girlfriend of Prince William of Wales, second in line to the British throne, has to face on the regular basis.

 
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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.