Part of the clock tower in the Westminster Palace building on the banks of The River Thames in London is the biggest bell, which is colloquially nicknamed Big Ben or the Big Bell.
One of the most famous symbols of the United States of America standing on the Island of Liberty at NewYork. The Statue of Liberty is supposed to remind friendship and help that France provided American settlers in their fight for independence.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a unique building from 12th century that is tall almost 60 metres. The likely author is architect Gerardo di Gerardo. After a few years it became clear that the tower is moving on its side but were repair procedures made to keep the tower safe.
The Eiffel Tower is currently the most famous dominant of Paris which was in 1980s the tallest buildings of the world. The building was named after the visionary Gustav Eiffel.
In Dubai, the capital of The United Arab Emirates,, is seen the tallest world's building. The Burj Khalifa skyscraper is a modern symbol World Architecture – measures an incredible 828 meters and it has 189 floors.
A buffalo is the largest mammoth of North America, and during the Native Americans era, their herds ran about the vast prairies. The motive of the buffalo's head on this lighter is worked out in great detail.
The most famous legend about the wolves is definitely the story of Romulus and Remus, two brothers raised by a female wolf who later founded the city of Rome.European nations and Native Americans worshiped and respected the wolf. A wolf for the Native Americans Indians was of great importance in shamanic rituals.
A bear is referred to as the "King of the Woods" and symbolizes great strength, safety and decisiveness. For its ability to "relive" from winter sleep, the bear has been worshiped since time immemorial. In Asia, they even believed that the spirit of the sacrificed bear would go straight to heaven, telling the gods all the wishes and requests of the people.
A lion represents royal dignity, personal influence, strength and courage. He is rightly called the "King of the Animals". In China and Japan, lion keeps demons away and serves as a guardian. In Egypt, two lions turning back to themselves symbolize the sunrise and sunset. Africans perceive the lion as a creator and a powerful symbol.
On the American continent, an eagle in the Toltec and Aztec tradition was the embodiment of the sun during its journey through the sky. According to the original American spiritual teachings, it is a thundering bird associated with thunder and lightning. Now the UAS has an eagle in their national emblem.
An Art Nouveau motif of an engraving of a romantic woman experiencing unrequited love. A motif worked out in incredible detail, created over long hours by an engraver's masterful hand.
Simplicity is perfect. The young girl holding spring flowers who is pictured in this engraving is full of hope of what life will bring, and a desire to live every day in an unforgettable way.
A woman with a flower in her hand, reflecting on passing time and a youth which has vanished irretrievably. However, she looks forward to the next years of her life with interest.
This scene of a young girl with flowing hair carrying a basket full of flowers represents the unbridled spirit of youth, and its inexhaustible energy.
A young woman embraced by burgeoning blossoms who is fully absorbed by nature symbolizes the connection between man and nature which has existed since the dawn of time.
In the short video you can see how these original Oritma ® lighters are created by the hands of master lathemen, sanders and engravers. It's a fantastic spectacle of honest work, human skill and the Czech character.