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Apple’s Jony Ive Designed A Diamond Ring That Is Entirely Made Of Diamond

When you hear people talked about diamond ring, it is always a tiny bit of diamond with the rest of the ring made of some precious metal. That’s the norm, but it does not apply to this particular diamond ring called The (RED) Diamond Ring. Designed by Apple’s design chief Jony Ive and renowned industrial designer Marc Newson, this bespoke ring was created exclusively for the (RED) Auction organized by Sotheby’s, slated to happen early next month. Continue reading Apple’s Jony Ive Designed A Diamond Ring That Is Entirely Made Of Diamond

Banksy’s Painting ‘Self Destructs’ Moments After Successful Bidding

Banksy shocked the world yet again. This time, the elusive England-based street artist’s painting, Girl With Red Balloon, got a Mission Impossible’s ‘self-destruct’ treatment moments after the hammer went down to seal the deal at a cool £1 million (that was inclusive of buyer’s premium, btw), or about US$1.3 million. This is not even a joke. The just-sold painting was destroyed by shredding, right there and then, after someone decided to shell out a million pounds for it. Continue reading Banksy’s Painting ‘Self Destructs’ Moments After Successful Bidding

Apple Solid Rose Gold Earpods

the Apple Earpods may not be revolutionary in the sound department, but it sure sounds a whole lot better than its predecessor and on top of that, the unique ball-like shape is definitely a head turner, well, albeit on the small side of things. however, if that isn’t enough, there is the one-off Apple Solid Rose Gold Earpods for those who felt the need to show off their wealth. destined to go under the hammer at the (RED) Auction 2013 for an estimated price of $20,000-$25,000, this pair of luxe up earbuds was dreamed up by renowned industrial designers Jony Ive and Marc Newson and comes plated with 18k Rose Gold, which is essentially a blend of gold, copper, silver and zinc), presented in a custom display case. Continue reading Apple Solid Rose Gold Earpods

1963 James Bond’s Walther Gun

1963 James Bond's Walther Gun
1963 James Bond’s Walther Gun | £auction | www.sothebys.com

some says that Sean Connery’s portrayal of the silver screen MI6 agent is the most memorable one and if you believe so and also happens to be a no-nonsense Bond fan, then you probably want to check out this 1963 James Bond’s Walther Gun that’s put under the hammer by Sotheby’s. this is the exact piece that were used by Sean Connery for the publicity shots for four James Bond flicks, including From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965) and You Only Live Twice (1967). Continue reading 1963 James Bond’s Walther Gun