Geoffrey Parker’s Most Expensive Backgammon Set

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By Richie Rich

Posted 1 Jun 2012 8:06 am

Fans of Backgammon, we’ve got Geoffrey Parker here to bring you an elegant and exquisite Backgammon game set which will knock you off your chair. Since 1958, Geoffrey Parker has been creating some of the most luxurious gifts and game sets until today, for a clientele that includes fabled figures, casinos, corporations and many more. The most expensive poker set in the world, priced at a staggering $7.5 million, was his creation, and now he has revealed the most expensive Backgammon game set in the world. Having dealt with a huge array of challenges to design and craft Backgammon sets for a

The Mercedes GL63 AMG was officially revealed

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By Richie Rich

Posted 1 Jun 2012 7:51 am

For Mercedes this is a premiere – the first time they mount an AMG engine and performance package on a full-sized crossover SUV, the GL-Class. They’ve equipped the car with the AMG 5.5-liter V8 twin-turbine engine whose output reaches a massive 550 HP (410 kW) and 760 Nm (560 lb-ft) of torque and an AMG Speedshift 7-Speed automatic transmission, along with an all-wheel-drive system. The car’s huge weight doesn’t have a chance in stopping it from reaching 100 km/h (62 mph) from a standstill in quick 4.9-seconds, and an electronically-limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Setting it apart from the

$15,500 Louis XIII cocktail for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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By Richie Rich

Posted 1 Jun 2012 7:32 am

It seems that the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is more than just an event today – it has practically become a fashion. More and more brands want to show their appreciation to the one that leads the Brits. Louis XIII is the next we’re going to feature, collaborating with the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, to create a bespoke cocktail called the Diamond Jubilee Fizz. Davide Guidi, Amarento Bar’s current manager, is the one that blended the exquisite drink, which mixes together raspberry liquor, rose essence and Louis Roederer Cristal Champagne with a blend of Louis XIII cognac. Stunningly, the set

‘Martian Pink’ Diamond Sold for US$17.4M at Christie’s

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By Richie Rich

Posted 1 Jun 2012 7:26 am

One of the most famous jewels in the world, the Martian Pink diamond, has been recently sold for the mind-whopping sum of $17.4 million. Bearing Harry Winston’s name, it was sold out at an auction in Hong Kong, for the first time in the last 36 years. Needless to mention, it fetched more than double the amount it was estimated at. The piece has been appointed as the largest pink diamond ever to be auctioned, the most important piece at Christie’s jewelry auction (which has Tuesday totaled a staggering $80 million), beautifully boasting with an intense pink, round shape. Vickie Sek of

The Secluded Seychelles Wilderness Safari Retreat

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By Richie Rich

Posted 31 May 2012 5:40 pm

If you’re looking for a secluded resort to relax for a couple of days away from the busy life, this might be the right answer to your needs. The Seychelles Safari Retreat is a gorgeous resort, set within luxuriant tropical vegetation, on the shores of the North Island. The typical Seychelles fauna and flora can be viewed and enjoyed here, from endemic to extremely beautiful and rare species of plants and animals. The resort consists of 11 accommodation facilities in the shape of handcrafted villas, opening the fine Wilderness Safari experience to its guests. Some people have described the location as “a

Breathtaking BMW Z4 Zagato Coupe Unveiled

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By Richie Rich

Posted 31 May 2012 5:30 pm

One of the most restrictive series from BMW, in terms of clientele, is the Z series. Presented for the first time in the early 1990s, with the Z1 model, and then continued by the end of the ‘90s with the Z3 and Z4, this series is mainly aimed towards those enjoy the unique feelings you get while driving coupés and cabriolets. A roadster by definition, the BMW Z4 was first released with a soft-top, but, upon the launch of the second generation of Z4s, the retractable hard-tops have started to be used. Currently, Zagato, the fabled Italian design studio, will be presenting

Frederique Constant Runabout “Venice” Limited Edition Watch

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By Richie Rich

Posted 31 May 2012 5:15 pm

The Runabout, one of the greatest designs conceived by the Frederique Constant studio from Geneva, has now been introduced to the newest collection, called “The Venice Editions”. It mainly consists of a Chronograph and Dated, Three-Hand Automatic version. Featuring two different timepieces, their cases are both crafted from stainless steel and comprise rose gold-plated Arabic numerals on top of silvered dials. What we’ve got here is a simple-design 3-hand watch, with the 43 mm polished stainless steel case being accompanied by a brown strap with contrasting whitish stitching. Following their tradition, the box in which this timepiece is placed at delivery also

The Alexandria XLF speakers are back on the market

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By Richie Rich

Posted 31 May 2012 5:10 pm

The founder of Wilson Audio, Dave Wilson, has yet another surprise for audio equipment enthusiasts – he’s delighted to present the exquisite Alexandria XLF Speakers. Looking like a supercomputer from the late 1960s, the set of speakers measures 178 centimeters (70-inches) in height and weighs a staggering 297 kg (655 pounds). Not for those who prefer light and easy-to-move-around gadgets, these bulky stereos are the perfect match for those addicted to high-quality acoustics, regardless of size. The speakers are equipped with two woofers, a 13-inch and a 15-inch one, a 1-inch tweeter, a 1-inch super tweeter and two 7-inch midrange drivers. They

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