If you are still looking for the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day, here’s another proposal on how to surprise your beloved one. Van Cleef & Arpels has unveiled a redesigned version of one of their best watches, Lady Arpels Feerie. This new interpretation of Lady Arpels Feerie Rouge has a body made of 38mm white gold with a beautiful ruby red enamel dial and base decorated with white diamonds. The villa on the dial is also decorated with diamonds.
Jaeger-LeCoultre 846 mechanism which runs the watch has been developed exclusively for Van Cleef & Arpels brand. The strap of this elegant and sensual watch comes in brown and gray color made of satin, has a clip of white gold, and is available in a version of the red crocodile leather.
Bonhams will set the auction of Fine Writing Instruments on June 11, which certainly will attract finest collectors. The first choice is a Montegrappa The Dragon 2010 Bruce Lee 18 Karat Yellow Gold Limited Edition 88 Fountain Pen.
It is estimated at $30,000-$50,000. The pen, which honors one of the greatest movies and karate icon of the 20 century, boasts cinnamon-veined red celluloid, a solid 18 karat yellow gold dragon overlay, ruby eyes and a Yin-Yang cap-top emblem. Its medium 18 karat gold nib is engraved with a silhouette of Bruce Lee.
2010 in tribute to 70 years since the birth of Chinese American martial artist, actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and filmmaker Montegrappa has created 88 The Dragon 2010 Bruce Lee Fountain pens of the strength and the will of the late martial arts.
Les Ateliers Ruby unveils their striking new Spring/Summer ’12 collection. This newest collection, which is actually the seventh collection in a row, has retro inspiration but modern design. Ruby is famous French brand, launched by designer Jerome Coste, who obsessed with motorcycle safety accessories.
All helmets are made in best carbon fiber using inherited aerospace technology, to ensure maximum strenght, accompanied by lightweight. The interiors are lined with nappa lambskin that gives you the feel of vintage luxury cars. Inspired by four travel journey, this 7th collection include 16 different helmets.
“Corniche Caribbean” with colors: green lagoon (Turenne), red hibiscus (Mazarine), indigo (Folie Mericourt), gray sand (Paradise).
“Pastels” with colors: baby blue (Belvedere Pavilion and Francis), blue / green water (Tuileries) and straw (Castiglione), the latter two being re-supplied by a haussées galvanized fittings Gold 1 micron .
“Apollo” with colors: blue atmosphere (Alcyone), silver (Belvedere Pavilion and Vega), Dark varnished carbon fiber mirror (Atlas).
“Trident” with metallic colors: the history, the names correspond to the dry lakes of the Los Angeles suburb that hosted in the 50’s, early speed challenges in Hot Rods: El Mirage, Muroc, Harper and Rosamond.
This new 7th collection was launched on the 10th of July and it has become available at all their official dealers for about $900 each helmet.