Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Longest Lucky Charm (Trinket): 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 (Trinket).
Photo: Model Alexandra Benta presenting the World's Longest Lucky Charm.
The Guinness World Records world record for the most valuable piece of bread is a grilled toasted sandwich which sold for $28,000 (then £15,000) on Ebay.
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 (Trinket) 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.
Mr. Haiduc also own the world record for the Highest launch of a jewelery collection.
Jewerly desinger Adrian Haiduc says: "Our desire was to express in our creation the trends of the 1960's that are represented by the lace and the 1970's through the use of feathers.
On the Net:
Longest Lucky Charm Photo Gallery
"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. "
In the News:
World's Longest Lucky Charm / KPHO TV
The world record was sponsored by Mr. Cristian Petrescu, owner of the www.margelesibijuterii.ro
Mirela Harris, the US designer involved into this record attempt, said: "Having left Romania for so many years, I always try to do something which bonds me with my family back home.
'For several years, at the begining of each spring, I am handcrafting these lucky charms which I offer to the Romanian community and to the new friends that I have here, in order to send them the joy of this Romanian celebration".
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T-Shirts Worn at One Time: Kruno Budiselic
most underpants at once: Gary Craig
Launch of a Jewelry Collection: H’Art Design Ltd.
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