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World’s Largest Silver Ring

Posted by admin 08 Mar 2013 Comments Off
World’s Largest Silver Ring

The world record of the ‘largest silver ring’ has been achieved by Amin and Company from Lahore, Pakistan.

The silver ring weighs 71.680 kg (158.03 lbs) and has an inner diameter of 85 cm (2 ft 9 in). The purity of the silver used in making the ring is reported to be 97.83 percent. The silver which was used to make the ring was worth a value of $ 40,000 at the time of making the ring. Ring was exhibited in a ceremony on August 18, 2010.

Biggest Pencil Mosaic

Posted by admin 04 Mar 2013 Comments Off
Biggest Pencil Mosaic

The World Record ‘biggest pencil mosaic (multiple size pencil)’ has been achieved by S. R. Global School of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.

The mosaic has created the logo of ‘Save Girl Child Campaign’ using 24,600 pencils of various sizes. Pencil mosaic measured Two Hundred Twenty Five (225) Square Foot. Pencil Mosaic was made by the students and faculty members of the school.

Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

Posted by admin 27 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Largest religious gathering of people at a single location

The World record of ‘largest religious gathering of people at a single location’ has been achieved by Kumbh Mela of Allahabad Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Kumbh Mela held in Allahabad from 14th Jan 2013; to 10th Mar 2013; holds the record for the Worlld’s Largest Religious gathering. The number of people attending the Kumbh Mela in the year 2013 is more than 80 million. Kumbh Mela is a festival involving mass Hindu pilgrimage. It is held every third year in four different cities in India namely Ujjain, Nashik, Allahabad and Haridwar on a rotational basis. Thus, each of the above mentioned cities gets a chance to host the Kumbh Mela every twelve years. The Kumbh Mela of year 2013 is being held in Allahabad (Prayag) at the confluence of Ganges, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati rivers. All the pilgrims who visit the Kumbh Mela take a holy dip in the confluence. The largest single gathering on one day was registered on 10th Feb. 2013 when a reported 30 million people were present on the banks of the confluence.

Biggest Coffee Cup Mosaic

Posted by admin 11 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Biggest Coffee Cup Mosaic

The World Record of ‘biggest coffee cup mosaic’ has been achieved by DFS Hawaii at DFS Galleria Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

On Aug 10, 1012; during an event the mosaic was made by Five Thousand Six Hundred Forty Two (5,642) cups of coffee with 10 different shades depicting the face of Elvis Presley measuring 4.9 m x 7.6 m (16 feet wide, 25 feet long).

Longest Wedding Dress

Posted by admin 05 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Longest Wedding Dress

The World Record of wearing ‘longest wedding dress’ has been achieved by Ms. Emma Dumitrescu (17 years) from Bucharest, Romania.

On March 21, 2012; Romanian model, Emma Dumitrescu created the world record of wearing the longest wedding dress in the world. The length of the dress was 2.98 kilometres. It was designed by Andree Salon fashion house, a local designer. Emma took a ride in a hot air balloon to show the entire length of the wedding dress. The cost of the material involved in making this dress was about $8000.

Longest Time to Walk in Space by a Female

Posted by admin 05 Feb 2013 Comments Off
Longest Time to Walk in Space by a Female

The World Record of ‘longest time to walk in space by a female’ has been achieved by Sunita Williams, USA.

NASA Astronaut, Sunita Williams has set the world record for a woman to walk in space for the longest duration on July 14, 2012. Sunita set the record while she and her colleague Japan’s Akihiko Hoshide fixed the electric supply arrangements of the international space centre. Sunita spent a total of 44 hours, 2 minutes stroll in space.

Longest Moustache and Beard

Posted by admin 03 Jan 2013 Comments Off
Longest Moustache and Beard

The World Record ‘longest moustache and beard’ has been achieved by Mr. Gangaram Malviya from Dewas, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Mr. Malviya has grown 87 inches long combined Moustache and Beard. Mr. Malviya had presented the record on November 2012.