Saturday, March 17, 2012
Largest Gem encrusted Spiral Shell: Swarovski sets world record
MUMBAI, India--Swarovski has created an interpretation of the spiritual symbol of India Infinite – the Maharudra spiral shell; it is a 5 feet 5 inches long piece with a periphery 3 feet 5 inches spiral circumference and decorated with 28,000 pieces of zirconia (gems) and thousands of Panchmukhi Rudraksha , setting the world record for the Largest Gem encrusted Spiral Shell, according to World Record Academy: http://www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The world's largest spiral shell encrusted with Swarovski gems.
The Guinness world record for the most valuable bed is the K.mooi Crystal Noir Limited Edition created by Maxxa International Limited (China) which is on sale for RMB 3,000,000 ($440,000, £270,000). The bed is covered with a total of 802,903 CRYSTALIZED(tm)-Swarovski crystals.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the most expensive pair of jeans (commercially available) are Escada's Couture Swarovski Crystal Jeans, which can be bought from Neiman Marcus Stores for a mere $10,000 (then £5,800)! The embroidered, designer-denim is studded with Swarovski crystals.
A Swarovski Zirconia is one of the highest quality stone which strictly adheres to the exacting standards of the Gemological Institute of America for grading.
Each stone features a microscopic 'Swarovski Zirconia' seal engraved by laser to ensure that it is of the highest quality.
The shell was made in co-operation with Heera Zhaveraat (an Indian comapny).
The record has been accepted by the Limca Book of World Records as the worlds largest spiral shell.
Swarovski did not mention whether this shell will be put up for sale or will rest in the private collection of the company.
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