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Clockwork Bugs

Remember the jeweler who made that awesome scorpion out of watch parts? His name is Jason Gershenson-Gates, a Chicago-based jeweler, and he is making more awesome bugs.   The son of a “gearhead”, and the grandson of a railroad man, he used to always take apart his toys to see how they worked, but never seemed [...]

The Billboard Finger

A billboard in Chattanooga has people doing double takes. You have to look twice before you see which finger the woman is giving you -her ring finger. The caption reads, “She’s tired of waiting.” The ad is for a local jeweler. “If you look at it twice you ought to get a chuckle,” said Barry Schenck [...]

The World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Liquor

British jeweler Donald Edge was asked to create a gold, pearl, and diamond-encrustled bottle of Chambord raspberry liqueur. His work is estimated to be worth $2 million and contains 1,100 individual diamonds. It will be entered into the Guinness Book of World Records as the “Most Expensive Bottle of Spirits.” The bottle was created for [...]