Seen that? – Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling

23 Dec

Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling at The Jewelry Weblog

Seen that? - Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling

Poor Imelda, first her shoes and now this! Her jewelry collection will be auctioned off this November. One of the jewelry items in the auction includes a " 150.01 carat Burmese ruby pendant and an ornate earrings, necklace and bracelet set." Just the ruby pendant alone from this set is estimated to be worth $290,000. Now, of course, the former first lady hasn't been wearing this jewelry in years because [...] Read More

Imelda Marcos Fights Jewelry Sale at The Jewelry Weblog

I already reported about the sale of some of Imelda Marcos' super-duper high end jewelry. (See Imelda Marcos Loses Her Bling). Looks like she is still fighting in the courts to stop the sale. Marcos says, " We are not a materialistic people." Hmmmm…" We" ? Read more interesting quotes from this jewelry connoisseur: Marcos wealth 'honestly earned'Also Rest of Imelda's Jewelry " Pillaged" [...] Read More

New Hip Hop Bling Shop at The Jewelry Weblog

I can't say that hip hop bling is my thing, but I have to admit that some of the items on the new web store called are pretty interesting, like this LED dog tag. I haven't seen anyone wearing these yet down here in Nowheresville, but I could see how these would be popular since they connect technology and culture. Here's the latest about this new web shop from [...] Read More

Heel-and-Toe? Not a Driving Technique at This Auction at Classical Drives

You've heard of Imelda Marcos and her shoes? One-thousand-sixty pairs in the closet. I'm not here to speak on behalf of Imelda's extravagance except to say that the wife of the Philippine's ex-president bought her shoes, not to wear, but as part of a collection. Like classic car fans, maybe? Incidentally, architect friend Mel Satok, who has contributed some delightful photos to this site and often suffered my remarks about [...] Read More

If An Engine Can Be Art, This Must Be A Masterpiece at Classical Drives

This, the engine in John Carroll's Marcos GT, which we featured in a recent blog, is pure artistry. At least I think it is and I suspect John does, too. But why, exactly, am I mesmirised by his little 1.6 liter Cosworth? Because it actually looks like an engine and also because, by contemporary standards, it is relatively simple in concept. In fact, if you look hard at the underhood [...] Read More

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