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Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle to Be Sold For Charity

Monday Aug 15, 2011
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NEW YORK, NY - Be Delicious fragrance fans: prepare to be dazzled.

DKNY Fragrances has partnered with celebrity jeweler Martin Katz to create the world’s first million-dollar fragrance bottle. Bringing to life the rich and sparkling aromas of the new DKNY Golden Delicious eau de parfum, the apple-shaped flacon is adorned with rare jewels and will be capped off with a unique, round-the-world expedition making its final stop on DKNYs Facebook page where it will be available for purchase, net proceed will benefit action against hunger - a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger.

The DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle is carved from polished 14-karat yellow and white gold and features 2,700 round brilliant white diamonds weighing 15.17 carats, 183 golden yellow sapphires weighing 2.28 carats in a micro pave setting in 14kt. white gold making up the Manhattan skyline that is so iconic to the DKNY brand.

The 2.43 carat flawless vivid yellow canary diamond adorns the "cap" of the bottle alongside a DKNY Golden Delicious diamond oval logo.

The DKNY Golden Delicious Million Dollar Fragrance Bottle is carved from polished 14-karat yellow and white gold and features 2,700 round brilliant white diamonds weighing 15.17 carats.

The apple sits upon a majestic base comprised of two layers of water white glass between which the 14 karat gold continents of the earth are set with precious gemstones indigenous to each country. adorned with 2,909 precious stones sourced from all over the world including: a 1.65 carat turquoise paraiba tourmaline from Brazil, a 7.18 carat oval cabochon sapphire from Sri Lanka, 15 round brilliant vivid pink diamonds from australia weighing 1.28 carats, 4 round rose cut diamonds weighing 0.32 carats, a 3.07 carat oval cut ruby and a 4.03 carat Pear Shape rose cut diamond.

Martin Katz-whose glittery designs regularly grace the red carpet-hand placed each stone in a pattern to mimic the New York City skyline. The process took nearly 1,500 hours to complete, making this "apple" the most regal in the DKNY Delicious collection.

The DKNY Million Dollar Bottle will be unveiled across the globe from London, to Mexico to Malaysia. Fragrance lovers will have a chance to marvel at the stunning, one-of-a-kind bottle, as it is unveiled. Fans may follow the bottle as it travels the globe on the DKNY Fragrances Facebook Core Club application.

Once the tour is complete, the million dollar bottle won’t be stored under lock and key in the DKNY safe-instead it will be sold to enthusiasts with net proceeds to be donated to the global charity, action against hunger.

DKNY is honored to raise awareness for the global fight against hunger. with over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food shortage, action against hunger works to supply communities with access to safe drinking water and sustainable solutions to hunger. the humanitarian organization carries out life-saving programs in more than 40 countries worldwide and assists some five million people each year.

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