A handbag, usually considered as an accessory to carry essentials, is actually a status symbol and a piece of art. Apart from being a fashion statement, handbags are now symbols of power. Handbag designer brands too are competing with one another to make the most exclusive, and in turn the most costly and exclusive, handbag in the world.
Below are 7 of the most exclusive handbags in the world.
Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse
This heart shaped handbag created by Mouawad is worth $3.8 million and is handcrafted with 18 carat gold and has about 4,517 diamonds encrusted of which a few are yellow, others pink and most being colourless diamonds.
The Hermes Chaine d’Ancre
Part of Hermes’ famous collection, called Haute Bijouterie, this handbag is designed by Pierre Hardy and only 3 pieces were created. The bag has numerous white gold studs and 1,160 diamonds on it making it 33.94 carats in total and costs $2 million.