The Midnight Planétarium is an incredible feat of engineering, design and artistic craftsmanship. Besides showing the time, this watch also accurately displays the movement of 6 planets in our solar system as they orbit the Sun. The watch took 396 pieces and 3 whole years of work to complete so, along with the precious stones dotting its surface, the $245,000 price tag comes as no surprise. However, one can always dream!
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The custom of giving and receiving finger rings dates back over approximately 6,000 years. People of all classes wore rings and for many different reasons. It could represent ones family by bearing some particular crest, or identify a social status. Members of the mafia wore rings on their little fingers, while the kings would always put them on the index fingers. Most of the rules and constraints have practically disappeared over the years and today we can choose from countless of rings which become a way of self-expression. Let’s take a look at some of the most creative and unusual ones.
London-based designer Percy Lau creates tiny lifelike human body parts that can be worn as jewelry. Her weirdly awesome accessories include little third ear, mouth, nose and even a tiny male genitalia. You can wear them as earrings, necklaces, and rings. All of them are fun, but I’d pick the Little Third Ear earrings as they look incredibly cool when put in our big ears. What about you? Would you wear them?