Longest Lucky Charm: Mirela Harris and Adrian Haiduc sets world record
GLENDALE, AZ, USA -- American jewelry designer Mirela Harris and Romanian designer Adrian Haiduc have used pearls, red coral, agate, jade, crystal, glass beads, seed beads, all laid on ostrich and peacock feathers to create
a lucky charm measuring 1,918 feet - which sets the world record for the Longest Lucky Charm.
The Guinness world record for the most valuable piece of bread is a grilled toasted sandwich which sold for $28,000 (then £15,000) on Ebay. The original owner, Diane Duyser of Miami, USA, was just about to tuck into her sandwich when she noticed it contained an image of the Virgin Mary. She sealed it, kept it for 10 years as a lucky charm, then went onto sell it to Goldenpalace.com, a Canadian online casino.
Guinness World Records also recognized the largest Ruby: it weighs 21,955 g (48 lbs 6.43 oz) and measures 310 x 165 x 140 mm (12.20 x 6.49 x 5.51 in) and it's owned by Rajiv Golcha (India) .
The World's Longest Lucky Charm is built on lace-sewn. It has on it mother of pearls, pearls, red coral, agate, jade, crystal, glass beads, jasper, shells, abalone shells, lampwork glass, all laid on ostrich and peacock feathers.
Photo: Measuring the Longest Lucky Charm In The World in front of the TV crews.
According to an official measurement from a certified surveyor, Mr. Lance C. Dickinson form the office of Mapping Division Manager, the length of the Longest Lucky Charm in The World is 1,918 feet.
The two friends are not new to this sort of thing.
"In my native country, March 1 is considered the spring coming holiday and the lucky charm is in itself, a good-luck charm which is offered to bring good luck. I wanted to combine the Romanian art and tradition in order to bring this tradition in my "adopted" country, the United States of America. "