Friday, September 24, 2010
Falcon, Falcon Hoods and Falconers
For this year Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition ( Adihex ), the Italian Jewelry house Tiroler Goldschmied is launching a collection of 5 unique diamond studded falcon hoods. Used for the purpose of calming the birds, these luxury pieces are made of thin leather and precious stones, and range from $6,500 to $53,000, depending on the number of diamonds used and time spent to craft them. The Italian Jewelry house is betting that at least a few falconers at the exhibition will be interested in decking their birds out in custom made diamond hoods .....