Saturday, July 19, 2008

weekend snapshot # 11

Posted by Kero at Saturday, July 19, 2008

We headed to Wafi City over the weekend to see the exhibit called The Collectors. There on display were collections of rosaries, antiques, Do-Not-Disturb signs, rare photos of the Maktoum Family but what caught our attention most are the following display.

These snowglobes belong to Queen Snovari, a 2007 Guinness World
Records Holder for having the largest collection of mini glass
snowglobes with over 18,888 pieces.

The collector is Frank Develva, and is awarded for having the largest
bookmark collections in London with about 17,000 pieces.
Some of these dates back as early as the 1800s.

Have a great week ahead and thank you for the visit. Till next weekend!!!

10 sweets for Kero:

Carver on July 21, 2008 at 1:47 AM said...

Those are interesting collections. I always liked snow globes.

shutterhappyjenn on July 21, 2008 at 9:04 AM said...

Very great collections!

My WS pictures are posted in these blogs:
Le Kulitszie Familie
Shutter Happenings>
Jenn Was Here

Hope you can drop by. Have a great week ahead!

Juliana RW on July 21, 2008 at 9:12 AM said...

i love snow ball

Mine in here Thanks

picturing on July 21, 2008 at 9:13 AM said...

what a collection...

Visit me in here Thanks

Lynn on July 21, 2008 at 10:39 AM said...

I like snowglobes too but not to collect them or anything. :)

Pretty Life Online on July 21, 2008 at 1:02 PM said...

Cool one for WS! Hope yo'll visit mine too... Have a great day ahead!

SandyCarlson on July 21, 2008 at 3:54 PM said...

Those are interesting collections! Happy Monday to you.

Napaboaniya on July 21, 2008 at 4:39 PM said...

I love snow globes :) They're beautiful to watch :)

Edward S Gault on July 21, 2008 at 9:12 PM said...

Great Photos! The reflection of the outside world in the first photo of items under a window really enhances the whole
Thank you for sharing these.

Jeanne on July 21, 2008 at 11:10 PM said...

great collection

Mine is HERE


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