Category Archives: Accessory/Antique

Damiani Creates US$3 Million Fantasy Bra For Victoria’s Secret

Italian designer jewelry house, Damiani has designed a Victoria’s Secret fantasy bra, valued at US$ 3 Million. The bra is studded with over 2355 white and cognac diamonds, weighing a total of 150-carats. A 16-carat heart shaped champagne diamond pendant forms the centerpiece of the bra. Marisa Miller,will be wearing the bejeweled bra at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, airing Tuesday, Dec. 1 on CBS and featuring musical guest the Black Eyed Peas. From this weekend onwards the bra will also be featured in the Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams & Fantasies Catalog. A team of 15 artisans from the luxe jewelry brand had put in over 800 hours of work, while crafting the exquisite masterpiece at the Damiani’s workshop in Valenza, where the company was founded in 1924.

Italian designer jewelry house, Damiani has designed a Victoria’s Secret fantasy bra, valued at US$ 3 Million.

The bra is studded with over 2355 white and cognac diamonds, weighing a total of 150-carats.

A 16-carat heart shaped champagne diamond

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Seized Jewelry worth US$ 2 million was auctioned off in Austin Texas

Forfeited jewelry auctioned off.The auction was carried out by the US Marshals service and it is known as the U.S. Marshals Service national forfeited jewelry auction which takes place every 4 months in a different city.The auction which was held at Austin Texas on Saturday 1st August 09 was also attended by two prominent businessmen, Alan Richardson and Scott Garber.According to the Statesman. COM this is the second time the auction is coming to Texas state. In March this year a similar auction which was held in Dallas raised $3.1 million and was attended by 2000 people.Some of the items from the 386 lots that was put up for auction on Saturday in the Governors room at the Austin Hilton include an 8.45 carat diamond set in a gold ring, a golden Medusa-engraved goblet, a stainless steel Joe Rodeo watch and a white gold and diamond bracelet.The most expensive items at the auction included the Joe Rodeo watch made of stainless steel embedded with 20 carats of diamonds in the face and 252 diamonds in the gold band, and a white gold bracelet set with 250 round brilliant cut diamonds. The watch and the bracelet were both valued at US$ 35,000. read more