1- Crystal-clad panther
Cartier upholds the tradition of exquisite perfume bottles with this marvellous example conceived for its La Panthère fragrance: faceted rock crystal lined in pure gold, with an obsidian stopper.
Cartier, 13 rue de la Paix, Paris 2e
2- Gold headphones
Silence is golden? Yes, and so too is music when listened too through the Happy Plugs 18ct solid-gold headphones hand-crafted by a Stockholm goldsmith. Sold in Paris only at the Colette concept store.
You'll checkmate any chess master who loves beautiful things with Puiforcat's Art Deco-style chess set vaunting traditional French craftsmanship of the highest order. The board is in ivory and ebony and the pieces are solid silver.
4- Fortissimo piano!
The Whaletone grand piano dreamt up by Polish designer Robert Majkut combines sublime looks evoking a whale in movement with superb sound quality. Plus it has a built-in amplifier and hi-fi speakers.