Auction highlight: a storied Hollywood jewel box comes under the hammer

Today Bonhams Los Angeles will auction the author Jackie Collins’ watch and jewellery collection as part of the sale of her $3m estate. During a near-50 year writing career, the author, who died in 2015, wrote 32 novels, selling half a billion copies worldwide. Born in London in 1937, the younger sister of actress Joan Collins who starred … Read more Auction highlight: a storied Hollywood jewel box comes under the hammer

Light box: Keenan Polich’s glass jewellery orbs

Brooklyn-based architect Tyler Polich and designer Jessica Keenan are on a quest to understand the culture of jewellery ownership. The pair operate a small creative practice as Keenan Polich, bound by a shared passion for history and interiors. They’ve been working together since graduating from the University of Oregon. Most recently, they were invited to create a … Read more Light box: Keenan Polich’s glass jewellery orbs

Why Chinese language online consumers are paying $50 for a box of Weet-Bix

THE dense, dry, desserts of every Australian’s formative years breakfast desk memories have emerge as one of the freshest merchandise available on the market in China. That’s right, the humble Weet-bix is the subsequent huge element with regards to China’s social media based totally obsession with Australian merchandise. Packing containers of Sanitarium’s maximum famous breakfast … Read more Why Chinese language online consumers are paying $50 for a box of Weet-Bix

‘Miracle cat’ spends eight days in the post after falling asleep in box of DVDs

A PET cat has spent eight days in the post after falling asleep in a box. Cupcake’s owner Julie Baggott accidentally sealed her into a package of DVDs and then sent her on a 400km journey by post. The Siamese cat was stuck in the cardboard box for more than a week — but arrived … Read more ‘Miracle cat’ spends eight days in the post after falling asleep in box of DVDs