Wednesday 27 May 2015

Luis Alberto Reprises Luxury Mahjong Sets In Four New Stones.

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LIMA Peru - Luis Alberto Quispe Aparicio, having previously created the world's most luxurious mahjong set out of ruby, reprises his original creation with four more tile collections, each as beautiful and captivating as the original, working with the four new semi-precious stones of tiger's eye, quartz, lapiz lazul, and jade.

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In the Silver Set, now the Flower Tiles are there

Janny has not found a costumer for the precious set yet, which costs, including taxes, 52,500 euros (approx. 64,880 USD). Included in the price is the unique, hand-made wooden case. When she sells the set, she will donate 2,500 euros to the Dutch Mahjong Association.

In the meantime, she has designed a complete line of silver mahjong products. Also, she sells individual tiles. 

Janny has invited a small group of friends for a once-in-a-lifetime mahjong session with the silver tiles. After  that, the set will be stored away in a special luxury box, wich is being made exclusively for the silver tiles. Just waiting for that one wealthy costumer.

Lucky tiles

Season TileJust like the ordinary tiles, the Flower and Season tiles in the set have a weight of 57 grams. For the design, Janny had herself inspired by the lucky tiles of her own mahjong set and by the set of her friend and colleague Christine Kruyze. "But I have added  little lines here and there, and also some color, like yellow and brown."

Website of Janny Adelaar
 
 

YouTube movie about the making of the Silver Tiles

 

 

 



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