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CEO of Abazias.com Buys Paris Hilton Watch at NY Charity Auction for $125,000; Watch #001 of the Paris Hilton Limited Edition Series to be Resold Online.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Oscar Rodriguez, CEO of Abazias (OTCBB:ABZS), was the highest bidder at the November 30, 2005 live charity auction of Watch #001 of the Paris Hilton Limited Edition Series. Rodriguez paid $125,000 for the Swiss-made watch that features 1,000 diamonds, 18k white gold and a 5 time-zone rotating ring. Proceeds from the auction are going to the Memorial Sloan Kettering for Breast Cancer Research.

In an invitation-only evening, hosted by Parlux Fragrance (Nasdaq:PARL) and Tourneau, the first watch created for Paris Hilton was auctioned off to the highest bidder by Antiquorum Auction House. "We are thrilled to have participated in this event," states Oscar Rodriguez. "Abazias and Paris Hilton share a special bond. We showcase over 70,000 diamonds and it's very possible that she does too."

The watch will be featured on Abazias.com in December 2005.

Abazias.com has created a strong customer following based on customer service and site innovations that let shoppers create their own jewelry. In addition to delivering quality diamonds at wholesale prices, Abazias.com is also a full-service jeweler offering a large selection of settings for stones purchased.

Abazias.com showcases over 70,000 diamonds, valued at over $350 million on its site at www.abazias.com. Most of Abazias.com diamonds are GIA, AGS or EGL certified. Abazias.com offers the "Couples Diamond(R)" which is required to meet even higher standards for cut, clarity and dimensions. Abazias.com is also a full-service jeweler offering a large selection of settings for stones purchased. For more information about Abazias.com, visit the Company's website at www.abazias.com.

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