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Unexpected Treasures: The Case of The Crystal Goblet

October 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re back with another installment in our sporadic series, Unexpected Treasures, which looks at reader belongings. Today’s treasure: the case of the crowned goblet. Penny E. tells us that the Czech crystal goblet (which measures approximately 3 1/2 inches in diameter and is 9 inches tall) was purchased by her father wen he was in [...]

Geeky Crystal Lipstick Mouse Is Not Really Upscale and Chic

October 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Here is something that the new age geeky woman could carry: The Crystal Lipstick Mouse. While it does look quite attractive, I doubt any self-respecting and fashionable woman would want to carry a mouse that looks like a lipstick. It poses two serious threats: people might think you are so geeky that you need a [...]

Crystal Power Up

October 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

So I was in the comic books and games store the other day, minding my own business, and what catches my eye? Dice. Thousands of dice. All sizes and shapes and amounts of sides and materials. Materials, you say? Yes, there was a case full of dice whose prices ranged into the triple digits for [...]

living in: the dark crystal

September 8, 2010 by · 10 Comments 

Today’s living in is all about facing your childhood fears head on bravely and declaring for the whole world to hear, “The Dark Crystal, it’s taken 20 years but I am no longer scared of you.” Repeat a few times till you trick yourself into believing it.  Sort of.  I grew up in a family [...]

Beats Headphone by Dr. Dre Gets a Makeover by Crystal Roc

August 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Crystal Roc has taken upon itself the responsibility to beautify and glamorize practically all prestigious headphones. They had already festooned the Shure, Sennheiser and the Audio Technica headphones. They have now gone ahead and done the Dr. Dre Beats headphones also. These are amongst the best equipment in its segment. Beats by Dr. Dre from [...]

Blue Crystal on Black Suede Bag by Giuseppe Zanotti

July 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

This 11”x6”x2” clutch is the newest offering by Giuseppe Zanotti and it is a strong contender for the handbag of the day award. It is a classic piece that harkens back to the 80s look. In fact, the entire fashion industry is moving back towards that 80s look be it clothing or accessories. This handbag [...]

Rock Crystal Bathtub is a Luxurious Piece of Bath Accessory

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Extravagance in bathroom accessories will definitely assume a new meaning with the advent of the Crystal Bath Tub designed by Baldi. The Italian company has long garnered fame for creating scintillating home accessories out of precious metals. The exquisite piece of bathtub runs 2 metres in length and is 55cm in height. The astonishing feature [...]

Baldi-Harrods continues their love affair with unique $790k crystal bathtub

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Baldi, the Italian company renowned for its use of precious materials to create essential home luxuries such as bathtubs, vases, bowls and lamps, have created their masterpiece with the “Rock crystal bathtub.” The astonishing three-person bath was carved out of a single piece of rock crystal found in the Amazonian rainforest. 2.5 meters in diameter, [...]

WWRD Holdings Limited and Waterford City Council to Launch Crystal Factory

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

House of Waterford Crystal on the Mall is located in Ireland, in a place called Waterford City. The new facility would be equipped with an amazing manufacturing facility, visitor centre and a retail store. The company’s plant at Kilbarry shut down 18 months ago, and the new one would create 100 new jobs. The plant [...]

Rock Crystal Bathtub is Luxurious Piece of Bath Accessory

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Extravagance in bathroom accessories will definitely assume a new meaning with the advent of the Crystal Bath Tub designed by Baldi. The Italian company has long garnered fame for creating scintillating home accessories out of precious metals. The exquisite piece of bathtub runs 2 metres in length and is 55cm in height. The astonishing feature [...]

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