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On the Scent of the Finest Lalique

An exceptional private collection of Lalique perfume bottles comes for sale at Lyon & Turnbull this month. The collection, numbering 150 different bottles was assembled over a number of years by a collector who had long fallen under the spell of René Lalique, will be offered in a live online auction on Thursday 17th February. Estimates range from: £300-500 to £20,000-30,000. ***RESULTS UPDATE*** The collection sold for a premium-inclusive total of £658,000. The aggregate was more...

World’s Most Expensive Perfume, SHUMUKH, on Show in London

Following its global launch in Dubai, the world’s most expensive unisex perfume, valued at £1.015 million, is set to come to London. The Spirit of Dubai Parfums SHUMUKH, which in Arabic means ‘deserving the highest’, unites the art of jewellery and perfumery to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece telling the tale of the Emirate through seven core design elements. The 1.97m tall bottle is set with 3,571 sparkling diamonds (totalling 38.55 carats), topaz, pearls, 2479.26 grams of...

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