Monday, December 9, 2013
Most expensive Christmas wreath: Finnish florist breaks Guinness World Records' record (PICS)
LONDON, UK -- Designed by famous Finnish florist Pasi Jokinen-Carter, a Christmas wreath featuring more than 40 glittering diamonds and rubies was launched this week; the 138.83 carat wreath is made from some of the most luxurious flowers in the world, like Hedera berries, Nobilis, lingonberry and blueberry stems and hand-curled eucalyptus leaves; costing a cool US$4,645,800 the 138.83 carat wreath is made to order and takes just under a week to create, setting the new world record for the Most expensive Christmas wreath,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: World's most expensive Christmas wreath by Pasi Jokinen-Carter. The wreath is made from some of the most luxurious flowers in the world, including Hedera berries, Nobilis, lingonberry and blueberry stems and hand-curled eucalyptus leaves. Photo: AFP (enlarge photo)
The Guinness World Records' record for the most expensively dressed Christmas tree was valued at 41,329,531 AED ($11,026,900 US; £6,975,880), and was erected and displayed by the Emirates Palace (UAE) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest human Christmas tree; it was achieved by 672 participants at an event organised E-Plus Gruppe (Germany) in Düsseldorf, Germany.
A Christmas wreath featuring over 40 glittering diamonds and rubies was launched this week.
Costing a cool US$4,645,800 (RM14.9 million), the 138.83 carat wreath is made to order and takes just under a week to create. The start of the piece is a 17.49 carat ruby, which is offset by a 3.03 carat yellow diamond.
Designed by top Finnish florist Pasi Jokinen-Carter, the wreath is made from some of the most luxurious flowers in the world, including Hedera berries, Nobilis, lingonberry and blueberry stems and hand-curled eucalyptus leaves.
The wreath also features Helleborus flower heads, one of which holds no fewer than 22 loose diamonds totalling 2.64 carats. (enlarge photo)
Alternatively, London jeweller and provider of the stones, 77 Diamonds, can turn the rocks into a bespoke piece of jewellery for no extra cost once the festive period is over.
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