Kees Engelbarts earned a reputation as one of the go-to guys for skeletonizing and engraving watches. He creates unique had made watches. Kees is commissioned by various high-end Swiss watch brands (including Jaeger-LeCoultre, Van Cleef & Arpels, Vacheron Constantin) to engrave dials, movements or cases.
In 1997 Kees Engelbarts decide to begin creating this own watches thinking: he creates unique watches for people that are looking for something different.
After the Baselworld 2012 successful premiere of the ‘Son of a Gun’ – Black and Steel edition, ArtyA has now launched a full ‘Son of a Gun’ Collection, containing real bullets and now available with the following case treatments: Black, Steel, Bronze, and Coup de Foudre – cases sculpted using the patented ‘lightning process’.
‘Werewolf’ is the most mystical piece of the Son of a Gun Collection. It contains a cut-up silver bullet, hand forged during a full moon night and engraved by a world famous engraver. Finally they rubbed some garlic all over the projectile to make it ruthlessly efficient against werewolves and vampires of modern times. Features real silver bullets, hand forged during a full moon night. Truly and ruthlessly efficient against all vampires and werewolves of modern times.
Nader Hatami owner and founder of Steveston Pizza Co., set a new standard for expensive food in Vancouver. He add on the menu two extravagant creations: pizza C6 – $450 and pizza C5 – $120.
The $450 expensive pizza features thermidor of lobster and black Alaska cod, with a side of Russian Osetra caviar and $120 pizza features roasted garlic, Icelandic scampi, smoked steelhead and lobster ratatouille.
Interesting is that he already sold one $450 pizza and seven $120 pizza… Rich people in Vancouver…
Even Hatami’s pizza is very expensive it is not the world’s most expensive pizza! The most expensive pizza, commercially available, is a thin-crust, wood fire-baked pizza topped with onion puree, white truffle paste, fontina cheese, baby mozzarella, pancetta, cep mushrooms, freshly picked wild mizuna lettuce and garnished with fresh shavings of a rare Italian white truffle, itself worth $2,194 per 1 kg (2 lb 3 oz). You can buy one if you are in London at Gordon Ramsey’s Maze restaurant.
Lady Gaga revealed ‘Fame’, her first perfume. On the official presentation ad we can read “the first ever black eau de parfum.”
The packaging back reveals that FAME smells like “tears of belladonna, crushed heart of tiger orchidea with a black veil of incense, pulverized apricot and the combinative essences of saffron and honey drops.”
FAME is designed for women but Lady Gaga add that “My perfume was designed for women, but a lot of my gay friends wear it.”
Even you always use you laptop to write and a digital signature is convenient to use, sometimes in official occasions you’ll need a classic pen to sign an important paper. For this kind of moments you should have a luxury fountain pen like Jack Row Architect writing instruments.
Each Jack Row Architect Limited Edition Fountain Pen is painstakingly produced utilising a combination of traditional techniques usually reserved for the creation of high-end fine jewelry alongside cutting edge technological processes employed in the fabrication of precision instruments. This careful blending of methodologies enables the creation of forms in precious metals which are innovative, yet of the uppermost quality.
You can choose from three versions: 18k White Gold – Diamonds $38,890, 18k Yellow Gold – Sapphires $34,325 or Sterling Silver – Black Diamonds $10,360.
Sterling Silver, Black Diamonds
‘Architect’ Sterling Silver and Black Diamond Fountain Pen (Limited Edition) (ARF01)
Outer Filigree: Solid Sterling Silver, Rhodium Plated
Inner Barrel: 22ct Hard Gold and Rhodium Plated Solid Sterling Silver
Precious Stones: Approx. 0.2 carats Black Diamonds
Nib: Solid 18ct Solid Yellow Gold
Nib Size: Medium
Weight: Approx. 110g of precious metal
Ink-feed: Cartridge or Converter
Limited Edition of 888
Boardroom Table Display Stand: Oak/Glass
Accessories: Cotton inspection gloves, cleaning cloth, certificate and international guarantee, cartridges, converter, use and maintenance guide.
Packaging: Oak Presentation Box
Christie’s blog just publish some few tasty photos of Vacheron Constantin’s 2012 offerings.
Vacheron Constantin created an exquisite world timer to add to the collection, a complication every major brand should have. Other entries were the Patrimony 14-Day Tourbillon and a new set of Metiers d’Arte.
For all old school cell phone fans, Lamborghini announce in Russia TL688 Spyder. This luxury cell phone with gold plated case, feature a two inches display (240 × 320 pixel resolution), 3 mega camera and 4 GB of internal memory.
nothing spectacular beside the price of $2,164USD. Also, it was announced TL820 Spyder 2 for those who want more …
Lamborghini unveil for Russia a smartphone like no other…
The luxury smartphone Lamborghini TL700 has a price tag of $2,783USD and feature 3.7 inches capacitive touchscreen (sapphire crystal display with 480 x 800 pixels resolution), 4 GB of internal memory, 5 mega pixel camera.
As the technical details are nothing for target people of luxury gadgets, Lamborghini TL700 is made out both gold and crocodile skin…
For $2,300USD you can buy a luxury tablet from Lamborghini. Lamborghini L2800 Tablet feature an outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS but who cares about features like this when you can have a tablet with Lamborghini logo on back and on the box?
The CPU is not dual core but at least the it comes with sapphire crystal 9.7 inches display screen with decent resolution (1024×768 pixel).
If you are looking to take photos with a tablet, Lamborghini L2800 is good for you: it features two mega front camera and 5 mega pixel camera on the back.
Lamborghini L2800 Tablet will be launched in Russia.
Ferrari Golf Collection is a the result of Ferarri and Puma collaboration. The collection include luxury equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories.
Ferrari inspires confidence and evokes a rich heritage of innovation, technology, performance and competition. Pursued as a passionate lifestyle, it makes for a dramatically bold statement. The Ferrari Golf Collection embodies that spirit. Golf, like life, is a game to be played well and enjoyed to the fullest. This collection makes the most of that endeavor.
Golf essentials that fuse innovation and performance coupled with impeccable design and handcrafted elegance to fashion the next evolution of golf as a lifestyle.
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