Showing posts from September, 2017

Now You Can Buy an Aston Martin $4 Million Limited Edition Submarine

28 September 2017, Monaco:  Aston Martin is proud to announce a creative collaboration with Triton Submarines LLC, the acclaimed manufacturer of state–of-the-art submersibles. Codenamed Project Neptune, the venture enables Aston Martin to further enhance and grow the brand into new aspects of the luxury world, with all the performance, beauty and elegance one has come to expect from the British marque. Triton has unparalleled expertise in the design, manufacture and operation of submersibles for researchers, explorers and superyacht owners. Founded in Florida by L. Bruce Jones and Patrick Lahey, the team at Triton are committed to producing the safest and best performing, deep-diving submersibles in the world. Project Neptune marries Triton’s diving and operational expertise with Aston Martin’s design, materials, and craftsmanship. Overseen by Aston Martin Consulting, the partnership has shaped a unique concept that will lead to an exclusive, strictly-limited edition vehicle.

World's Second Largest Diamond Sells for $53 Million

Wouldn't this look great on an engagement ring? The Lesedi La Rona 1,109-carat uncut diamond sold for $53 million. It was sold by Lucara Diamond, a Canadian mining company to Graff Diamonds, a jewelry company in Great Britain.  Last year, there was an attempted sale of the diamond through a Sotheby's auction with a $70 million reserve price that wasn't achieved.  To give you an idea about the size of the diamond, it is as big as a tennis ball .