A girl’s best friend, something that’s meant to last forever and an old adversary to a man’s wallet. Diamonds are naturally occurring gemstones and, on a surface level, are treasured for their beauty and rarity. On a historic level, they became valued as a result of the De Beers diamond cartel’s highly successful advertisement campaign in the middle of the 20th century (1). The most expensive diamonds in the world were all formed under extraordinary conditions of high pressure and low temperature. This kind of environment can only be found either deep within the earth or at the crash site of a meteor. The most expensive diamonds in the world all come with rich histories to match their hefty price tags.
What makes you a Digital Asset?
Wikipedia definition – a digital asset is ‘any item of text or media that has been formatted into a binary source that includes the right to use it. A digital file without the right to use it is not an asset.’
You could be making yourself valuable just through your daily social media practices. Services are now available that allow you to assess the value of your social media usage and claim yourself as a digital asset.
The stories and information these British first editions contain have stood the test of time and so have the pages on which they were printed. Some have entertained the world for centuries, while others have influenced the beliefs of millions and even come to be worth millions. This is a breakdown of some of those exceptional British first editions; a list of 5 of the most expensive first editions produced by British authors.
The Macdonald Stradivarius violin, named after one of its previous owners Godfrey Bosville, the third Baron Macdonald, failed to sell at its Sotheby’s auction for £27 million ($45 million) in June 2014.
Once upon a time, there was a franchise worth nearly £15 billion, the memorabilia from said franchise (things like toy wands, scarves, video games etc.) making up nearly a third of that figure (1). This highly lucrative memorabilia collection belonged to none other than the Harry Potter franchise.
Tudor Watches Return to the UK this autumn
Tudor, the distant relative of the Rolex watch family is returning to the fold. The brand is set to re-enter the UK on 19th September.
Gold is a metal that has been treasured by so many throughout human history. In this article we look at some of the more intricately design pieces of gold jewellery and some interesting facts about the metal that is valued so highly.
As more and more of our ‘property’ becomes online-only, how do we go about managing our digital estate? We look into the solutions offered by companies for how to preserve your digital assets.
How Social Media Networks are Digitizing the Dead
The Latest Smartwatches
We talked about the importance of style to smartwatches back in March and now we’re taking another look at some the latest smartwatches coming into the light this summer and some that are already available, but which of these smartwatches deserves your attention? While the latest smartwatches are nowhere close to replacing the smartphone, it seems to work as a nice addition to the smartphone for those who are tired of having to check their phones on a regular basis.
Its notification functions give you some detachment from your smartphone through making all your social network updates and e-mails known to you through a gentle vibration on the wrist along with other handy life monitoring features included.