Monday, 25 August 2014

Stamps with Crystals - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps with Materials affixed - Crystals

Hong Kong--Austria Joint Issue 2006 Fireworks interpreted in Swarovski Crystals MS - Hongkong Issue

Issue date 22 August 2006

Issued Jointly by the Austrian Post and Hong Kong Post on 22 August 2006. Austrian Post issued a set of two EUR 3.75 stamps on fireworks while Hong Kong Post issued a set of two HKD 50 stamps on a miniature sheet with "Crystal Fabric". The above souvenir sheet shows stamps issued by Hong Kong Post.

"Crystal Fabric" is a  textile fabric covered (hot fixed) with many tiny Swarovski Crystals to highlight the gorgeous bursts of fireworks.  This unique material makes light refraction possible and produces a glittering effect that cannot be found in other ordinary stamps.

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Stamps with Crystals

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