Bedazzler Peter Carl Fabergé

Peter Carl Fabergé was born on May 30, 1846 and grew up to become the original bedazzler. Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia to the German jeweler Gustav Fabergé and his Danish wife Charlotte Jungstedt, Peter is best known for his bejeweled eggs. His eggs were made in the style of Easter Eggs but instead of paint, he used enameling, crystals and precious gems. Moreover, they are quite beautiful…

“Horse” gets hit in the nuts on Americas Got Talent

So tonight on America’s Got Talent, a young man comes out, introduces himself  as Horse. His special talent seems to be getting in the nuts without wincing. Not only did his friends kick him the nuts, but he got hit with poles, he broke pole, and for the final part? He had two cinder blocks place on his crotch and broken with a sledge hammer. Think he…

The Alameda County Fair pt 2

One of my favorite things to do at the Alameda Country Fair is to visit the Gem and Minerals/Hobby Building.  Despite the name of the building, there are very few gems. You can buy some gems/beads in one corner, you can see a few displays of precious, and semi precious stones, even some great bead work but most of the building houses…