So now, with less than 24 hours til 2012, many Swarovski fanatics have already heard that the 2012 SCS Annual Edition is going to be a Whale named Paikea. For those that did not know, here are the details about Swarovski Paikea from the Swarovski online shoppe.
The Swarovski 2012 annual edition is a crystal whale that measures 4 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches. The Swarovski system number is 1095228. The MSRP of the Swarovski 2012 Humpback Whale is $530. Swarovski Paikea is made of shadow crystal with crystal moonlight fins. The whale is leaping over a wave and includes a title plaque, which is in the shape of a wave. The designer of Paikea the humpback whale is Stefanie Nederegger.
Swarovski has begun providing personalities and naming the annual editionsâ¦.Siku the Polar Bear (siku from âiceâ).Â And now Paikea (meaning tame whale), which also has an interesting origin. This one is a bit longer more difficult to pronounce (PY keh ah).
Here are links to a few pictures posted on the internet and the Swarovski 2012 Whale on ebay
The Swarovski SCS Paikea Whale appears very powerful in this 2012 annual edition representation. A Swarovski SCS Young Whale, also designed by Stefanie Nederegger, is available to members as an optional purchase. The system # for the Swarovski Young Whale is 1096741 and it has an MSRP of $180.
Swarovski previously produced a whale as an SCS figurine. The former Swarovski SCS Whales was available in 1992.Â This crystal figurine was a mother and baby whale atop an ocean wave. This SCS whale was designed by Michael Stamey and was a part of the âMother and Childâ trilogy.Â Retailing for $265, this Swarovski crystal figurine generally sells in the range of $350 – $400 at present day.
Hereâs looking forward to a happy, safe, and healthy new year.Â Iâm looking forward to getting the Swarovski Paikea for my Swarovski collection!
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