A DIAMOND IS FOR EVEROBJECT OF DESIRE :
A Sotheby's employee diplays The Lesotho I, an emerald-cut diamond of 71,73 carats at the auction house in Geneva.
THE DAMAGE: Between $3,000,000 and $5,000,000.
TIME FOR LUXURY OBJECT OF DESIRE : A unique Patek Philippe watch ref. 3448 is pictured at Sotheby's auction house in Geneva.
THE DAMAGE: Between $1,170,000 and $1,800,000.
PENCHANT FOR PENDANT OBJECT OF DESIRE :
An attendant displays a diamond pendant before a Christies auction in Singapore.
THE DAMAGE: Between $50,000 and $80,000.
GOOD CAR : MA OBJECT OF DESIRE :
A Mercedez-Benz SL600 series shimmering with Swarovski crystal glass is displayed at Sogo department stroe in Osaka, western Japan.
THE DAMAGE: $403,000. NOT FOR SALE!
AN EATOPIAN WORLD OBJECT OF DESIRE :
A Hamburger at The Wall Street Burger Shoppe in New York
THE DAMAGE: $175.
GLOW LIKE GOLD OBJECT OF DESIRE:
A model demonstrates the use of Umo Inc.'s 24-carat gold leaf "Gold Facial Treatment" at the Beauty world Japan 2007 trade fair in Tokyo.
THE DAMAGE: $250.
EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY OBJECT OF DESIRE:
Maggie, a Jack Russell terrier, peers from a "Petite Croisette" bag made with black Cocco leather at the Platinum Dog boutique in Milan. The firm specialises in luxury products for dogs.
THE DAMAGE: $36,000.
MUSIC TO EARS ? OBJECT OF DESIRE:
A Christie's employee holds a Stradivari violin at Christie's auction rooms in central London.
THE DAMAGE: $1.5 mn.
FISH FOR LIFE OBJECT OF DESIRE:
Various coloured inga, or "koi," as they are known outside Korea, swim in a pond on the South Korean island of Cheju.
THE DAMAGE: $1,500.
A SLICE OF HISTORY OBJECT OF DESIRE:
The Hammer Price is displayed upon closure of bids for a 1297 copy of the Magna Carta, which was sold at Sotheby's auction house.
THE DAMAGE: $21,321,000.