I bet you thought, at least once, which are the most expensive purse brands on earth. Well, I did the same, and that’s how my research was begun. There are so many precious pieces of art made by the most famous designers on this planet !!! They are not only expensive looking purses, but also expensive because of the brand name and the scarce jewels used to craft them. When we think about expensive purses, we expect them to be wearable. Well, you will find through this article that a purse can be as small as a bracelet.
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Right now we will talk about those purses priced over $200,000 and also at the end of this article, you can find a table in which I have mentioned more of them – Top 15 most expensive bags. Let’s get started, shall we ?
#1 Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse [$3,8 Million]
Mouawad is on the top of the list of luxury purse brands. This brand started its activity as a small shop in Beirut, around 1908 year, expanding every generation since then. Mouawad has headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland and also in Dubai. Maybe you couldn’t imagine that there are such expensive purses in the world. Well, there are some, and this is on the top. 1001 Nights diamond Purse was priced at 3.8 Million. As you expected, it has a place in the Guinness World Records, for being the most expensive purse of 2010. And it is not the only award Mouawad took.
Actually, they have four big Guinness Records in their history:
- The first one was for the most expensive necklace in the world. At that time the Mouawad L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace was priced at $55 Million;
- The second one was earned for this purse, 1001 Nights Diamond Purse, priced, as I said, at 3.8 Million. As you can see in the picture below, it really looks expensive, with those 4517 diamonds on it. All the jewels were crafted by hand and took almost 9000 hours to make it look that way.
- After that, they thought about making the most expensive bra in the world, a precious piece of lingerie ($11 Million);
- The fourth one was gained for the most expensive pear-shaped diamond ever. It was priced at $12.8 Million;
Check the slideshow below for photos. Official website here.
#2 The Hermes Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag [$1.9 Million]
Its name comes from the name of the well-known Japanese designer, Ginza Tanaka. Find his website here. When Hermes decided to make a gorgeous Birkin Bag, they chose Ginza and his innovative way of creating stunning designs in the luxury industry. He is known for designing very expensive purses, but in a different way, making them very useful. For this platinum Birkin Bag, he gave the possibility of reusing the diamond sling as a necklace or even a bracelet.
Isn’t that awesome?!?!?! And that’s not all. The purse is embedded with 2000 diamonds, and you can also remove the centred 8 karat diamond stone and use it as a brooch. Imagine that! Official website here.
Ladies … check these photos of this stunning piece of art! One purse and 2 possible luxury accessories to detach and reuse.
#3 Hermes Rose Gold Crocodile/ Diamond Birkin Bag [$1.9 Million]
This amazing Hermes creation is crafted with pure rose gold, with crocodile scales and embedded with 11000 diamonds. When Hermes released the Birkin line, they decided to collaborate with famous designers. Well, for this amazingly beautiful Birkin Bag, revealed in 2012, they collaborated with the well-known jewelry designer, Pierre Hardy. This line took 2 years as to create these stunning pieces of art. Well, it must be like that, because all diamonds were crafted by hand, by the most expensive and luxurious experts in the world.
It can be shocking for you, as it was for me when I’ve discovered, but this Birkin is as small as a bracelet. Can you imagine??? Actually, it cannot hold even a pair of glasses. Would you wear a small precious bag as a bracelet? Go ahead and leave a comment.
Wondering who will buy such a small bag? The answer: Elite customers and purse collectors! They were crazy about it!
#4 The Hermes Chaine d’Ancre Purse [$1,4 Million]
We all know that Hermes is on the top of the expensive handbags brands list. They did it again!!! Maybe it is for the first and last time when you can see something like that in this industry. Hermes got innovative and created this 33 karats precious bag. They only made three pieces, and it took over two years for that to be all done. As for the Birkin pure rose gold, Pierre Hardy was the designer. He chose to use 1160 diamonds on it, and make it as innovative as possible. Something completely new in this industry.
#5 Chanel Diamond Forever Bag [$261,000]
Is there anybody who doesn’t like Chanel bags? I guess NOT! They are well-known for creating expensive purses.
Coco Chanel launched this brand 1909, and since then it is in the top ten of expensive purses and handbags for women. These purses were always the first choice for celebrities when took part of big events as Golden Globes, The Oscars and so on. The most expensive purse made by Chanel is the Diamond Forever One. This exclusive bag was released in 2007, being crafted from white crocodile leather with almost 4 karats of diamonds adorned with it (total of 334) and a hardware made of pure white gold.
Five pieces of this kind of bag are in the United States right now, and the other 8 all over the world. They were designed by famous Karl Lagerfeld, a German fashion designer, photographer, and artist. He is based in Paris because, now, he is the head of design for both The House of Chanel and Fendi. The official website for Chanel here.
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