Saturday, 24 September 2011

Perfect Give Aways

My female cousin will get married in January next year. To prepare to their wedding, she and her boyfriend settle the papers in the municipal hall and talk to the sponsors. Also, they prepare for the foods and drinks. They make sure that that day will be very special to them because it happens only once in a lifetime. In the Philippines, wedding is a very important occasion so the bride and groom should be well-prepared. Since the Philippines has diverse culture, Filipinos have different ways on how to celebrate it and the ceremonies vary. However, wedding giveaways are always present in many weddings here, regardless of the culture. Different figurines such as groom, bride, ribbon, heart etc., are given away as souvenirs. Good thing my cousin thought of a unique giveaway for their wedding day; egg faberge. I guess the visitors will be very much happy when they receive egg faberge as souvenir. Aside from the fact that it is not a common giveaway, the visitors might always remember them because of Faberge eggs giveaways hahaha!       

Monday, 19 September 2011

A World Treasure

There are many world treasures that located in the famous museums in different countries around the world. Some popular world treasures are dinosaur bones, Egyptian mummies and Faberge eggs.
As we know, dinosaurs habited the earth millions of years ago and as I know, there are 3 theories that support the facts of their extinction. Up to this time, there are discoveries of dinosaur bones proving that they used to live here on earth. 

Egyptian mummies became more famous and well-known when it was featured in the movie “The Mummy” starred Brendan Frazer. Mummification is an act of preserving the corpse and it was practiced thousands of years ago and up to this time, preserved mummies are still in some popular museums in Europe, America and Asia.   

Finally, Faberge eggs are also known as world treasure because it took part between 1885 and 1917, and only famous and powerful people have the right to own them like Queen Elizabeth I of England. In  Russia, Easter is the most joyful celebration of the Orthodox faith. After the devout church services, families gather to exchange gifts of decorated eggs, symbols of renewed life and hope. The Easter of 1885 also marks the twentieth anniversary of Czar Alexander III and Czarina Maria Fedorovna, and the Czar needs an exceptional gift for his wife. So he places an order with a young jeweler, Peter Carl Fabergé, whose beautiful creations have recently caught Maria's eye. That was the start of Faberge egg.

Now I’m glad because I have found faberge egg for sale. Whoa! I want to buy my girlfriend Faberge eggs as gift to her for her birthday.


Walking to Divisoria Street

 Divisoria is the “bargain” capital of the Philippines; it is located in the city of Manila. Divisoria has been the shopping capital of the Philippines since the Japanese occupation. Until now, it serves as the shopping district to people in all walks of life. Even the former first lady Imelda Marcos went there to buy fancy jewelleries; bracelets, rings, earrings and necklaces with faberge pendants

Well, I and my girlfriend love to walk to Divisoria to shop for clothes, shoes and fruits. Filipino-Chinese business people are the usual stall owners in there. Most of the products are made in China that you can buy for very affordable price. Some things that we see in Divisoria (like picture frames, wall clocks, kitchen utensils etc.) are also the ones that we see in the mall being sold for higher prices. That is the reason why many people choose to shop in Divisoria rather than in the malls. Guys, if you have free time, you can also visit Divisoria.  

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