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The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

The Three Most Astonishing Pearl Stories

  By Heather Carlson of www.PearlsOnly.com The pearl is one of the most valuable jewels in the world to this day. Known as the Queen of Gems, it is a symbol of elegance, wealth, and social status that is hard to replicate. Because some of these treasures are incredibly valuable, they gain global fame. In this article, we will discuss three of their stories. 1- La Peregrina Few jewels represent old Hollywood glamour as beautifully as the La Peregrina pearl does. Also known as the King Philip II pearl, it should not be confused with the equally famous La Pelegrina. The latter was offered by King Philip IV to his daughter Maria Theresa with the occasion of her 1660 wedding with Louis XIV, the renowned Roi Soleil or Sun King. What makes La Peregrina stand out even when compared with its paronym counterpart is its rich and tumultuous history that…

Best SUV in 2018 & 2019, The Editor’s selection

Best SUV in 2018 & 2019, The Editor’s selection

The Automobile industry is a fantastic business that echoes around the world. It was always a symbol of progress, technology and many times an ostentatious symbol. One important segment is the luxury SUV segment that has experienced tremendous growth in the past 10 years. Originally, SUVs were meant to be useful and professional vehicles restricted to certain people (adventurers, explorers, farmers…). With the arrival of luxury SUVs, the whole segment was leveled up in terms of pricing but also in terms of market share. The Global SUV Market, An Interesting Growing Market Last year, the Global SUV market grew to 26.6 million cars produced. This volume of production is supposed to reach almost 51 million cars by 2023. This important growth is explained by: Increasing consumer inclination towards compact SUVs Rising consumer demand for a car that is comfortable and can perform the occasional off-roading Growing adoption of hybrid and electric…

Four Tips for Creating a Luxury Home

Four Tips for Creating a Luxury Home

Luxury homes are showcased in magazines, featured in tv specials, and coveted by most around the world. They are the best, the biggest, and the epitome of human design and elegance. The lie here, however, is that they are only for the elite. You can transform any property into a luxury home by simply focusing on the key characteristics that traditional luxury homes share. Make these four changes, and you can enjoy a truly luxurious home whether you own a detached property or a small apartment: Soundproof Your Home When you think about the most luxurious homes in the world, one of the common characteristics that they share is solitude. Even the multi-million homes in the downtown heart of cities are penthouses, minimizing neighbor interaction and giving their owners some of the best views over the city. To mimic this trait in your own home you will need to emphasize…

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

How to Start Your Own Custom Jewelry Business

Making your own costume jewelry can be both fun and profitable. Let’s assume that you are interested in costume jewelry, want to try it out as a hobby, and, if people love your stuff, start a part-time or full-time business. Learning All about Costume Jewelry If you’re interested in making costume jewelry, then you’re someone who already has some artistic talent and an eye for fashion. Start by deciding what it is that you want to make. What type of style appeals to you? One way to identify your style is to visit local stores and notice how they use gemstone beads, gold, or cubic zirconia diamonds. Pay attention to the weave and the thickness of the wires. You’ll notice that some strive to grab your attention with lovely sapphire glass while others try to add value by using sterling silver rather than silver-plated brass. Notice all these little things to get…

Joy By Dior, The Fragrance Evaluation : A Copy Of Allure de Chanel

Joy By Dior, The Fragrance Evaluation : A Copy Of Allure de Chanel

As most of you know by now, Christian Dior is launching JOY BY DIOR, the new fragrance for women. Joy by Dior is a sheer oriental olfactory structure, being a pale copy of Allure de Chanel. It is almost shocking to see the same structure and even the same ingredients. Shocking!

How to Create Your Dream Home and Stay On Budget

How to Create Your Dream Home and Stay On Budget

If you’ve recently moved into a new property, or wish to make your current house feel more like home, then you’ll undoubtedly be looking for design tips, inspiration, and helpful instruction. Staying on budget needn’t be a difficult task as long as you plan how you’re going to carry out each move, know what you want and what you don’t, take setbacks into account when making calculations, and, most importantly, get creative and ingenious in your approach. If you want to create your dream home on a budget and have it incorporate aspects of your individual artistic flair, then read on: Be Sensible about Kitchen Design Redesigning your kitchen is infamously expensive and troublesome since the cost of changing and tweaking the systems can soon rack up. So, why not build on and improve what you already have? It is a far easier and cost-effective method than gutting the kitchen…

Getting, Wearing and Caring for the Perfect Jewelry

Getting, Wearing and Caring for the Perfect Jewelry

For many people, jewelry is the ultimate accessory. It can immediately enhance any outfit, dressing up even the most basic t-shirt and jeans ensemble. Jewelry can also be a serious investment and very personal item. Few possessions can have such value and meaning. So it’s only natural people want to show these prized possessions off and take care of them to maintain their integrity. Let’s take a look at how you can get your hands on the perfect jewelry, how to wear it and what to do to take care of it. Getting the Perfect Jewelry There are lots of ways to acquire jewelry. But the perfect pieces that really mean something tend to acquired through one of three means: Custom Pieces Diamonds Forever is a premier purveyor and creator of custom jewelry in San Diego. The company notes that custom pieces always have special meaning. Their clients come in wanting…

Why Golf is Such a Luxury Sport

Why Golf is Such a Luxury Sport

Of the many sports on offer around the world, golf is often seen as a luxury sport.  It can also be seen as a ‘rich man’s sport’ but is this really the case now? Why it is a luxury sport Yes, it is true that golf is a luxury sport.  You can spend a lot of money buying golfing clothes, shoes, clubs and other accessories.  You can be up to date with the latest trends and change your golfing wardrobe on a seasonal or yearly basis.  All of this makes it a luxury sport because not everyone can afford these items. Yet at the same time, it can be one that is easy to access.  There are golf courses around the country and many offer deals where you can try the game without having to sign up for a membership.  You can ‘pay as you play’ to try out some…

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

4 Tips For Setting Up A Luxury Corporate Events Company

If organising exclusive events in luxe locations for corporate high-flyers sounds fantastic, a career in events planning might be your calling. Add a can-do attitude and lashings of charm and you’ve got a firm foundation for success. But excelling in the events industry is also extremely hard work — so here are four tips for setting up a luxury corporate events company. 1. Find your niche Since you aspire to work with high-end clients, you’ve already selected a specialism. But you can narrow down your niche even further by focusing on trade shows, corporate dining or collaborative charity fundraising events. And you might also forge links with partners for seasonal events — for instance, working with sailing experts like Charter One Yachts means you can charter vessels for exclusive parties during the Yachting Festival de Cannes. A broad knowledge of corporate events provides a foothold in the sector — but filling a gap in the…

Mediterranean Yacht Charter: Experience the Med Like Never Before

Mediterranean Yacht Charter: Experience the Med Like Never Before

There’s a reason why the Mediterranean has long been the favourite playground of yachties. It’s not just that it is home to many beautiful areas perfectly suited to exploration by yacht charter, such as the French Riviera, Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, and the dreamy archipelagos of Greece. Those in the know realise that to do the Med right, it simply has to be by yacht. For though the sunny landscape offers countless villas, beach houses and manors, anything they can do a yacht can do better. Here’s why Mediterranean yacht charters beat all other holiday accommodation, every time. Never Lift a Finger When chartering yachts in the French Riviera and beyond, you can expect best-of-class service. In order to work on a yacht, stewards and stewardesses must already be qualified to the highest level, with the luxury nature of a superyacht meaning that service is available 24/7 and no demand is…

Advice For Finding And Purchasing A Luxury Home

Advice For Finding And Purchasing A Luxury Home

Buying a luxury home is an enormous purchase, but it is also a life-changing one, and hopefully, it will be somewhere that will make you very happy for many years to come. Many people dream of owning their very own palatial pad and raising a family, but this does not have to be a fantasy as it is possible to purchase a luxury home without spending millions. As such a large and important purchase, it is important that you take your time to make sure that it is right for you and this can make it quite a stressful situation. Read on for advice for finding the perfect palace and making the big move. Work Out Your Finances First, you need to work out how much money you can afford to spend on the property. There are a few ways that you can improve the resale value of your current…

The New 2018 Victorinox Classic Limited Edition: Let’s Travel The World!

The New 2018 Victorinox Classic Limited Edition: Let’s Travel The World!

For its seventh edition, Victorinox called out creative minds to design the new Classic limited editions. Once more, the Jovoto platform was requested to gather this new design contest. While in the 6th previous editions the theme was free, this year Victorinox has imposed one single theme: Iconic places of the world. All the creative minds worked quite hard. 878 submissions arrived from a total of 62 countries and only the best 10 were chosen to be part of this 2018 new series. Out of the 878 designs, Victorinox has chosen 30 designs that would then be submitted to an online voting. It happened across Social Media and Victorinox.com. Victorinox fans from all over the world could vote and elected the top 10 designs. The 2018 Classic limited edition is made from this top ten designs. It is amazing to see the power of crowdsourcing and how people get innovative. The…

How To Clean Your Jewelry Efficiently

How To Clean Your Jewelry Efficiently

Did you ever wonder if there are some things you could do to bring back the shine to your rings, bracelets, or earrings? There are literally a plethora of methods you can use, in actuality, and some of them cost little to nothing in the way of money. We’ve done our best at detailing some of these tips and tricks below. Ammonia, Alka Seltzer, and baking soda Almost everyone has one of these in the house, so the chances of you managing to clean at least part of your jewelry pieces with something you own already are very high. Alka Seltzer works with most kinds of trinkets and can be used quite effectively and easily. All you have to do is drop your rings into a glass where you have a pill sizzling. The fact is that if it needs to be at this specific moment because it’s at that…

How Jewelry Can Add to Any Outfit

How Jewelry Can Add to Any Outfit

If you know anything about style, you’ll be aware of the importance of accessories when it comes to completing an outfit. Choose correctly and you’ll be adding the perfect finishing touches to your look. Leave them out and no matter how chic your wardrobe, you’ll fail to shine as brightly as you should. Jewelry is one of your key accessories, and it can really make or break your outfit, so attention to detail and careful consideration are needed to make sure you select the right piece that will enhance your look for you. Necklaces One of the focal points of your outfit will be what you choose to wear around your neck. Plunging necklines and a hint of cleavage invite the addition of pendants and showier pieces, designed to draw attention to the area. To work well, the length of the chain is of paramount importance. The necklace must lie…

Planning A Luxurious-Looking Wedding On A Budget

Planning A Luxurious-Looking Wedding On A Budget

Planning a wedding on a budget can be a daunting task, and if you do not want all of the decorations or the setting to look cheap, you really have to make an effort and get as creative as possible. We have put together a list of tips and tricks that might be able to assist you in planning the perfect wedding from a visual standpoint, even if you don’t want to ruin your finances for life for the purpose. The right venue Organizing your reception at a restaurant is probably the most boring (and most used) ideas in the world. However, in the past several decades, buffet weddings have become more and more popular. What that means is that you can rent a fascinating venue such as a gallery, a museum, a historical site, or an aquarium (or zoo) and keep your costs minimal. Do consider one of these…

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