Swarovski Cinderella’s Slipper

August 29, 2018 by · Comments Off on Swarovski Cinderella’s Slipper
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Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski designs, creates, and markets high-quality crystal product collections such as jewelry, accessories, decorative items for the home, ornaments, and figurines. Swarovski has a global reach and showcases its sparkling crystal products via a network of own boutiques and retail partners, as well as the Swarovski website and Online Shops.

Cinderella's slipper at Crystal Forest at Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Austria

There are 16 rooms in Swarovski’s Chambers of Wonder, each designed by great artists from around the world. Having visited several modern art museums, I’d compare this experience as being closer to that rather than a touristy theme park.The crystal dome made up of 595 mirrors was one of my favourite rooms. It was pure magic. Everything reflected, the colours kept changing, and when I had it all to myself I felt like I’d been enclosed in my very own crystal! Needless to say, a lot of photos followed.

Crystal Forest contains a large illuminated ball made of 10,000 crystals, and strands of light stretching the length of the room. I read that it represented a sea monster, and all the elements… but as with all modern art, everyone comes to their own conclusions… so hello giant tassel!The final room contained some famous items from Swarovski’s history, with my favourite being Cinderella’s slipper (from the 2015 film).

A Visit to Swarovski Crystal World

August 22, 2018 by · Comments Off on A Visit to Swarovski Crystal World
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Some make the pilgrimage from far and wide to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris or the leaning tower in Pisa…Us? We go to beader’s mecca – Swarovski’s Crystal World in Wattens, Austria!Opened in 1995 to celebrate the company’s 100th anniversary, Crystal World consists of 14 different exhibition rooms to showcase the art and form of crystal in all its unique glory. You are greeted outside the museum by the Crystal Giant, who welcomes you into his world below filled with art showcasing our favorite material: Crystal!

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The Entrance Hall includes crystal art work from artists such as Salvador Dali and Keith Haring, and it also showcases the largest crystal ever cut! It’s a 310,000 carat crystal called the Centenar. Gorgeous!My favorite room by far was the Crystal Dome, where you feel like you’ve stepped inside a crystal with 590 facets surrounding you! Our guide said you could even get married in this room! Can you imagine a crystal wedding?

LOUIS VUITTON TOURNON

August 15, 2018 by · Comments Off on LOUIS VUITTON TOURNON
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Tournon-sur-Rhône is a picturesque village in the Ardèche department in southern France. Known for its dominating castle and botanical garden, the quaintness of the town is where LV got the name for this bag. It reminds me very much of the Artsy. Luxurious finishing touches such as leather knots and the uniquely Capucines leather-wrapped closure sets it apart from its predecessor. Priced at $5750 for the python embellished and $4550 for the all leather version.
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Presenting the Louis Vuitton Tournon Bag. The Tournon is a hobo bag from the Fall/Winter 2015 Collection which is made of soft calfskin leather. The bag features leather knot details and a leather covered LV signature closure similar to the Capucines tote bag. It has golden metallic hardware and engraved hooks attached on the handle. The contrasting interior is also made of calfskin and includes one large zipped pocket. The bag is also available in Calfskin with Python handles.

This authentic Louis Vuitton Tournon Handbag Leather is a chic and sophisticated hobo that is sure to be a must-have for any Louis Vuitton or fashion lover alike. Crafted in black taurillon leather, this bag features single rolled leather top handle, leather knots, leather-covered LV logo and gold-tone hardware accents. Its wide open top showcases a pink leather-lined interior with zip pocket perfect for housing your daily essentials. Authenticity code reads Shoe photographed is used as a sizing reference, and does not come with the bag.

This leather wonder is filled with some serious artisan details – saddlery touches such as decorative leather knots, a Capucines leather-covered LV signature closure, golden bits of hardware and engraved metal studs all come together to adorn this piece of art. The refined touches and solid craftsmanship make this bag a winner – and the Tournon is ready to become your next prized possession.

If you’re up for a bag with buzzing potential, the LV Tournon Bag is for you. It even comes with a large zipped inside pocket, to help you organize your valuables efficiently.

Measuring 13.8” x 11.0” x 5.1” inches (L x H x W), you can get your own for $4550 USD or €3250 EUR, available via Louis Vuitton online boutique.

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