January 7, 2011
If you love expensive pens, Expensive brands and information related to them, then here is the list of Top 10 World’s Most Expensive Pens with price and Brand name
Top 10 Most Expensive Pens In The World
10. Conway Stewart Westminster Teal Pen
Priced at $1,800, British pen company Conway Stewart has released the latest version of this popular pen this time in teal enamel. The pen takes its design cues from the palace of Westminster with its Gothic style engraving on the cap and barrel. The small diamond-shaped recesses mimic the detail on the palace and the tiny oak leaves are a symbol of England. The pen is available in an edition of 100 fountain pen or rollerball writing modes.
9. Graf von Faber-Castel Pens
The core feature of the Graf von Faber-Castell Custom Pens is wood in different variations. In Pen of the Year 2008, the outer layer of the barrel is made of Indian satinwood. No fewer than 84 Satinwood rectangles are hand-cut for the filigree herringbone pattern. The pen is crowned by a chessboard-facted citrine gemstone, platinised fittings and an 18-carat bicolour gold nib, carefully run in by hand. It comes in a wooden case with a brochure and a certificate for the pen collector. It’s priced at $2,000.
8. Fifth Avenue rollerball and fountain pens
Each of the 1,929 luxurious New York Fifth Avenue rollerball and fountain pens hand-made by S T Dupont required about 160 hours of supervision. Result was taupe- and brunette-coloured lacquer fountain pens worth $2,400. These pens are embellished with a gold and silver relief overlay, which features a central globe design.
7. La Dona Menagerie Fountain Pen
Handcrafted by Cartier, these pens belong to the most exquisite designer range of writing instruments priced at about $4,000. Cartier La Dona Menagerie is named after the 1940′s, cine star Maria Felix, who was also known as ‘La Do�a- the Mexican Marilyn Monroe. It was on her request, the luxury jewellery designer Cartier customised a crocodile necklace in gold. This necklace inspired Cartier to design and develop 888 individually numbered fine pieces of La Dona pens, the second offering in the Menagerie Collection. Made of expensive materials, such as gold, Cartier pen has a gold-plated nib, which is carved with a crocodile head.
6. David Oscarson Pens
Of these lot, the Pierrot White Fountain Pen is the most expensive costing about $4,900. Through Pierrot White Fountain Pen, David Oscarson has introduced a unique collection representing the old world craftsmanship in an attractive range of designer pens. In fact, David Oscarson is the first pen making company to integrate five colours of hard enamel and three levels of guilloche on each fountain pen, which is finished in rhodium vermeil with natural backgrounds.
5. OMAS Limited Edition Pens
These pens are sold for $16,500. The Corinthian style votive monument erected by Lysicrates is recreated on the cap and the Laocoon sculpture dominates the barrel. The clip of the pen is one of the columns of the votive monument. The cap has a pure diamond set on the end of it.
4. Grayson Tighe Limited Edition fountain and rollerball pens
These pens are sold for a price of $22,000 to $24,000. They are 18K gold Victorian royalty executive custom made collectors pens.The nib of Grayson Tighe fountain pens is custom hand-made in Germany with 18K yellow gold. It’s engraved with a specially designed Acanthus leaf, tipped with iridium, and two toned with rhodium. Grayson Tighe rollerball pens have an advanced refill that has a 1 Year cap-off time.
3. Ripple HRH Limited Edition Visconti fountain pen
Made of 18K white gold and diamonds and with two-tone 18K gold nib, it costs $57,000. It has double reservoir filling system and is sold in two variations — white gold and black. Another distinguished Visconti pen is the Forbidden City HRH Limited Edition fountain pen. Made of black resin, 18K gold and diamonds and boasting of Power Filler innovative filling system invented by Visconti, it is sold for $42,200.
2. La Modernista Diamond Pens
It was made by the Swiss company Caran d’Ache in 1999 as homage to architect Antonio Gaudi.
The fountain pen was sold in Harrods, London, for $265,000.
La Modernista Diamonds is made of rhodium-coated solid silver components.
It boasts of an 18-carat rhodium-coated gold nib and is set with a total of 5,072 Wesselton diamonds weighing in at 20-carats, as well as and 96 rubies totalling 32-carats.
The pen was hand-made by master jeweler Robert Perron and it took him six months to complete this true masterpiece of writing instruments.
1. The Limited Edition Mystery Masterpiece
A joint creation between Mont blanc and Van Cleef & Arpels, this is the most expensive writing pen ever created. It costs $730,000!
Each pen has 840 diamonds and more than 20 carats of gemstones set in a Van Cleef & Arpels patented ‘Mystery Setting’ that conceals the stone settings. There are three variations of the pen, set either with rubies, sapphires or emeralds, and accented by diamonds. Artisans took over 18 months to create this pen.
hope you liked the collection of Top 10 Most Expensive Pens In The World
December 17, 2009
When mobile phones were first launched in the market, just having them was a matter of pride. Today mobile is a necessity and most of us can not even imagine a day without our phone. The role of mobile has grown manifold from being a tool for conversation to a complete channel of communication.
Few years back only Vertus ,a division of Nokia produced the costliest phones in the market. But today,the monopoly of Vertus in the luxury phone market is coming to an end with the entrance of other mobile phone manufacturers like Gresso, Mobiado and GoldVish. It’s not only mobile manufacturers but luxury such as Prada, D&G and Motorola, and now Tag Heuer and Modelabs which are converging technology and style.
Let’s have a look at the top 10 most expensive Mobile Phone handsets in the world.
1.iPhone Supreme ($3.12Million):- World’s most expensive mobile is unveiled by a British company on November 2009. It is a gold iPhone which is encrusted with nearly 200 diamonds. The casing of the exclusive iPhone 3GS Supreme is created using 271 grams of 22 carat solid gold.
The front bezel houses 136 flawless diamonds totaling a massive 68 carats while the Apple logo on the back is made from a further 53 gems. The front navigation button is made from a single diamond of more than seven carats.
Designer Stuart Hughes, from Liverpool, Merseyside, took ten months to make the phone after it was commissioned by an anonymous Australian businessman. The phone comes in a special 7kg chest made from a single block of granite and Kashmir gold with a Nubuck leather lining.
2. GoldVish LeMillion($1.3Million):- This GoldVish phone is the second most expensive in the world with a price of $1.45 million. The odd-shaped device is made out of 18-carat white gold and features 1,800 diamonds totaling 120 carats.
A Russian businessman bought Le Million for his wife last September at a luxury goods fair in Cannes, France.
3. Pieces Unique Mobile Phone by Goldvish(1.29Million):- This mobile hold the third place among world’s costliest mobile phones. There are three pieces of these mobiles in this world of which one is reported to be sold to a Russian Businessman.
These are made by Goldvish with 18 carat gold set with top quality diamonds. It has Bluetooth,2 GB Memory,8x digital camera, and worldwide FM radio.
4.The Diamond Crypto Smartphone($1.1Million):- The Diamond Crypto Smartphone is quoted as the World’s fourth most expensive cell phone.
Russian firm JSC Ancort has developed a Windows CE-based smartphone ready for Peter Aloisson’s(the designer of the phone)bejeweling that employs “powerful encryption technology” to “provide secure protection of information against kidnapping, technological blackmail, financial racketeers and corrupted state officials” . This security feature is really essential since every thief will certainly wish to have a similar phone.
5. Bucheron for Vertu Cobra($310,000):- This is the fifth costliest mobile phone.Parisian jeweler House of Bucheron linked up with Nokia subsidiary Vertu on this limited-edition series of eight cobra phones, which include a two-carat pear-cut diamond, a one-carat round diamond, two emerald eyes and 439 rubies totaling 21 carats.
Vertu phones also link up to a special concierge service with information about travel, entertainment, restaurants and events. Vertu manufactures the uber-premium handsets and they sell Vertu phones between the price of $4,350 and $81,000.
6.VIPN Black Diamond Smartphone($300,000):- With $300,000 this Black Diamond Smartphone holds the sixth place in the list. It is a Quad-band phone with Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, an Intel 400Mhz processor running windows mobile 5, 4 Megapixel camera and a touch sensitive 2″ 256K TFT screen. This phone has an internal memory of 128MB and a 2GB SD card for external storage.
The designer Jaren Goh has used some pretty impressive materials for the build, featuring titane with polycarbonate, mirror-finish cladding and diamonds.
7.Vertu Diamond($88,000):- Another Vertu phone with tiny diamonds dotted all over holds the seventh place in the list. The phone’s body in constructed from the finest platinum, underpinned with ruby bearings and equipped with a similar ceramic composition originally intended for the space shuttle.
For that price, it doesn’t even come with a camera! Only 200 such phones will be sold in jewelry and department stores.
8.Motorola Special V220 edition($51,800):-Motorola has also shown its presence in this luxury phone market but it could get only the 8th position.
Austrian designer Peter Aloisson, has taken a standard Motorola, studded it with 1,200 diamonds and added a keyboard inlaid with 18 carat gold. This phone is looks feminine.
9.The Diamond iPhone($41,000):- The diamond iPhone which comes on 9th rank boasts an impressive 420 diamonds at a total weight of 5.65 carats set in 18K white or yellow gold.
It can also be ordered in white, black or pink sapphires. The phone, is manufactured by UK blingmeister general Amosu, at a blustering price of $41,000.
10. Gresso Black Aura Collection($13,000):- Gresso with 10th rank, boastfully claims that its Black Aura cellphones are 200 years old – due to the age of the African Blackwood on each phone’s case.
Black Aura series ranges from $6,500 to $13,000 with the most expensive featuring an 18-carat gold front panel.