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Marie Antoinette’s prized jewels up for auction

Have you ever wanted to wear jewels fit for a queen? Now's your chance.Jewelry that once belonged to Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France before the French Revolution, is going under the hammer Wednesday evening at Sotheby's in

Qatari royal showcases rare Indian jewel collection

In the 17th century, an exquisite dagger crafted from jade and inlaid with gold was created for Shah Jahan, the emperor who built the Taj Mahal. Two centuries later, it had found its way into the private collection of Samuel Morse, the

Revisiting the luxury and glamour of Concorde

In March 1969, just months before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, Concorde made its maiden flight. The supersonic plane embodied a vision of the future as daring as that of Apollo 11 -- but far better looking.No plane has captured

Why so many brides wear white on their wedding day

I magine Meghan Markle standing before her dress the night before her wedding, considering. Instead of a white column of lace or a dramatic froth of translucent charmeuse, she touches the sleeve of a russet red gown,