According to the Guinness Book Of Records the most expensive handbag in the world is the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse, is worth a staggering US $3.8 million. This amazing evening bag has been has held the record as the world’s most expensive handbag for the past five years.
This most expensive handbag is heart-shaped, hammered and fashioned in 18 carat gold. But its most amazing feature are the genuine precious stones which embellish it. It is covered all over with 4,356 colorless diamonds, 105 yellow diamonds and 56 pink diamonds, making a total of 4571 diamonds weighing a massive 382 carats.
This is a one of a kind masterpiece which apparently took 10 professional craftsmen 8,800 hours to create. It was made by Mouawad which is a privately held multi-national and time-piece company that sells jewelry collections, objects of art, and luxury watches. It designs and manufactures unique collectables made from diamonds and other precious gemstones. The company, which was founded in 1891 in Lebanon, now has its headquarters in Geneva, with a Middle East headquarters in Duba gegevai. Founded by David Mouawad, the company is now led by 4th generation co-guardians Fred, Alain and Pascal Mouawad.
Alain, Fred & Pascal Mouawad Source: Wikipedia
Mouawad has three other Guinness World Records:
- The most valuable necklace in the world which is worth $55 million. The Mouawad L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace featuring the world’s largest internally flawless diamond, the Incomparable diamond which is 407.48 carats.
- The most luxurious and expensive piece of lingerie ever made. The Very Sexy Fantasy Bra worth $11 million
- The most expensive single pear-shaped diamond in the world. The Mouawad Splendor worth $12.8 million
The pure sight of it speaks wealth and luxury. While diamonds are a girls' best friend, handbags are a girls' best companion. This most expensive bag provides the best of both worlds; friendship and companionship.
But this is hardly a bag the average person could ever hope to afford. And quite frankly you would be a little nervous carrying it around wouldn't you? I think there are so many other less expensive handbag styles you can choose from to make a fashion statement. Make your new companion a little less precious and get yourself an affordable bag from the Large Purse Shop.
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