Python Paddington



With a limited edition of 100 pieces, the ultra luxurious Gold Python edition has illustrated a new level of distinction and prestigiousness.



Don't think of having luck in getting one of the original edition. I know the bags are practically sold out everywhere. Even if they still are available, it is a headache in picking up your favorite color.

Kalla Lune



Bejewelled star of Vacheron Constantin's Métiers d'Art Collection, Kalla Lune housed an entirely in-house movement, the calibre 1410. It features a moon phase and a power reserve indicator. It is 100% hand-finished and hand-decorated, and is stamped with the prestigious Geneva Hallmark.



Set with 512 (30.33 carats) or 472 (24.12 carats) baguette-cut diamonds depending on the size, the Métiers d’Art Kalla Lune’s 18K white gold bracelet marries perfectly with the wrist and its rigid construction means that no gaps can appear between the links along the edge.

Rioja

Wine from Spain. Rioja is one of my favorite. Stable, and promising.

Generally, Rioja are classified into four categories.


1/ Rioja - It is the youngest, spending less than a year in an oak aging barrel.


2/ Rioja Crianza - Aged at least for two years, one of which must be aged in oak.


3/ Rioja Reserva - It is aged for at least three years, of which at least one year is in oak.


4/ Rioja Gran Reserva - Aged at least two years in oak and three years in bottle.

Reserva and Gran Reserva are not necessarily to be produced each year. Also semi-crianza style are those have had a couple of months of oak influence but not enough to be called a full crianza.

The designation of Crianza, Reserva, etc. might not always appear on the front label but it may appear on a neck or back label in the form of a stamp designation known as Consejo.

Faber-Castell

Graf von Faber-Castell "Perfect Pencil" (White Gold, Diamond Cap) is the the world's most exclusive and expensive pencil set. Only 99 pieces are made available. The suggested retail price is € 9,000.


Perfect Pencil, The Limited Edition 1761 - 2001, Ref: GVFC115570

Founded by Kaspar Faber in 1761 , Faber-Castell is world's major manufacturer of wood-cased pencils. They are renowned in manufacturing of writing instruments, art supplies, staplers and slide rules, etc. in Nuremberg, Germany.



At the moment, they operate the world's largest pencil factory in São Carlos, Brazil.

Evgeny Kissin: Chopin - Fantasy Impromptu

Prada

Started in 1913, the company was originally known as "Prada Brothers" in Italy. Mario Prada, the founder, designed and sold handbags, shoes, trunks, and suitcases at his 2 boutiques in Milan.



The classic Prada suitcase was made of heavy walrus skin. However, plane travel made heavy suitcases impractical. Hence, the company started to make lighter bags and high quality items made of crystals, tortoise shell and wood.

In 1978, Mario's granddaughter Miuccia Prada inherited what was still a leather goods business from her grandfather, and led the company's expansion into couture with an overall more bohemian style.



In the 1990's, Helmut Lang, Jil Sander, and Church's were purchased by the Prada Group. However, the former two labels were sold to Luc Vandevelde, and Link Theory by 2006 respectively. Recently, a 45% stake of Church's was also sold to Equinox.

SOWIND?

What an interesting name. The Sowind group is the owner of two of the world's renowned watch brands, Girard-Perregaux and JeanRichard.



Specializing in high-end watchmaking, the Sowind group has a long-term vision in enriching its brands' heritage and reputation for excellence and innovation.

Girard-Perregaux

GP is well known within the world of horology for the "Tourbillon Under Three Gold Bridges" or Tourbillon Sous Trois Ponts d'Or. The company can also claim true manufacture status, meaning that it produces the vast majority of the movements used within their timepieces, rather than relying on stock or ébauche parts made by other companies.


DIAMOND-PAVED VINTAGE 1945 TOURBILLON WITH THREE GOLD BRIDGES

White gold case
Diameter: 32.00 x 32.00 mm
Height: 11.95 mm
Crystal: Anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Back fastened with 4 screws
Water resistance: 3 ATM
466 diamonds (~ 1.95 cts)

Movement: GP 09600
Mechanical with automatic winding
Calibre: 28.60 x 28.60 mm
Frequency: 21.600 vibrations/hour (3Hz.)
Jewels: 30
Power reserve: min. 48 hours


JeanRichard
Founded in the 1988, JeanRichard is a modern brand which targets clientele who are seeking originality and exclusivity.

In 2004, JR is able to create its own in-house movement, the JR1000 . Such a development proves JR’s willingness to anchor himself in the culture of the everlasting watchmaking industry.


PARAMOUNT TIME SQUARE
Case Size: 36.3 x 36.3 mm
Crystal: Convex, anti-reflective sapphire crystal
Case-back: Sapphire secured with 4 screws
Jewels: 33
Frequency: 28.800 vibrations/hour (4Hz)
Power Reserve: 48 hours
Water-resistant: 30 m
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