Depend on Arnold & Son to explore and surface out the beauty of complexity. Not many watch brands have the liberty to call themselves manufacturers; Arnold & Son is a proud maker and marketer of watches of the highest degree of sophistication and technical excellence. Swiss watch making is almost synonymous to luxury and fashion, and certainly, Arnold & Son knows a thing or two about these. The range of calibres flaunted by the brand is as amazing as any you can find in even the most high end watch stores of the world. The latest bomb that has … Read More
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François-Xavier Lalanne might not be the most renowned name in the world, but those who know the world of art are definitely going to read on with craze. And even for those who do not yet know about this tremendous sculptor, there is all the more reason to read about one of this special creations. François-Xavier Lalanne is known as a lot more than just a great sculptor. The man is a brand in himself, and respected in even the most well informed art quarters of the world for having invented sculpturing of surrealistic animals. This French artist spent … Read More
Coin collection has been a hobby for many since ages and to some it is such a passion that they are ready to spend any amount to get hold of a rare piece. At one point of time this used to be a habit mostly for scholars but as time went on many common people got induced into this habit and started adding rare and antique coins to their collection.
For those who love to collect artefacts and rare antiques, there was a great opportunity available in Santa Fe, where the rarest of items from various museums like the Ralph Meyers Museum of Taos and The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum were put to auction. The auction was held at the Hilton Hotel on August 11th and 12ththis year.
Among the notable items was the Flintlock pistol of Kit Carson who was a rancher, a soldier, a trapper, an American frontiersman, a total outdoorsman and an Indian fighter. He was one of the colorful and … Read More
$25000, when a price for a Victorian style watch made in present day, doesn’t seem justified, unless there’s more to it. Well, here it is.
Devon, a design lab based in California, is committed to developing luxury products to suit the fancy of any connoisseur. The horological world was recently amazed by the Tread 1 unveiled by the lab, a watch that amazed on many levels, with its Time Belts system movement used to show the time exposed on the body. What started as a fantasy project has now resulted in the further evolution of this concept into the Devon … Read More
The moon has always held a place of special fascination in the hearts and minds of the people. Ever since we were little children, we have always wanted to be a part of the nearest neighbour of the earth. This fascination for the moon is what led to the man landing on the moon and thereby conquering the final frontier.
Hence it should be not surprising at all that people would go gaga if given an opportunity to own a part of the moon. It is the kind of thing that would fascinate even the most hardened person and bring … Read More
Advent calendars were meant to celebrate the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. As of late, most advent calendars are made for children. They usually have 24 windows, each with a little surprise behind the flap. Well not these advent calendars, costing as much as 3 million dollars. Porsche has released an exclusive advent calendar with a treat behind each date. The calendar is 1.75 metres in height and has 24 doors hiding Porsche designs. These include a motor yacht, a Porsche individually designed kitchen, a P 6910 indicator, 18 carat gold sunglasses, cufflinks, French classic luggage, just … Read More
Steeped in Japanese culture and tradition, the red Tengu Somen mask, which has entirely been forged out of just a single piece of iron, was sold at an auction for thirty times its originally estimated value. The bidders competed fiercely to gain possession of the traditionally designed mask which is an example of the nuanced characterization of Japanese culture. Sold for $190,000 as compared to the earlier assumed value of $5,500-6,270, the mask has set a new world record price for a mask to be sold in the west. Mythologically, the mask, which is in the form of a Tengu, … Read More
José Doroteo Arango Arámbula also known as Pancho Villa or Francisco Villa is one of the most celebrated Mexican heroes. He was a revolutionary whose work has been compared to that with the fictional character or Peter Pan. He used to seize land and riches from the affluent and use them for the benefit of the poor. While honoring his bravery and conquests, one is bound to remember his traditional horseback riding encounters. His personal saddles thus, especially the one used by him last, generated a lot of money when auctioned.
Pubs are in the business of letting one enjoy a nice drinking session with some decent music playing in the background. There is a lot that goes into creating the perfect ambience for a pub, something that makes you forget the rather ridiculous prices mentioned in the menu. Sometimes, the attempts at creating a nice wallpaper to impress the visitors with tend to get downright crazy. However, you will have to travel the world over to discover something as crazy and fascinating as the No Name Pub. With its roots set in 1931′s Big Pine Key in U.S., this pub … Read More