Meet some of the most expensive handbags in the world!
In the modern world, you can’t picture a woman without her handbag. An inseparable due from around the 1920s. from then there has been a lot of changes. today we see handbags that are made from cigarette packets and tea bags to diamond and sapphires. They come in different colors and shapes.
Some people just love buying many different handbags and maybe even have their own personal collections. We all know, no matter how many bags we already have, it’s never enough. But be sure to have some limit on the many you’re spending on building your dream world as It could be a sucking black hole for your money! some handbags may worth thousands and even millions! You probably won’t get the chance to touch these kinds of handbags, but maybe you can at least take a look at these luxury items.
Here are some of the most expensive ones in the world that are not affordable for most.
10 Blue Crocodile Hermes Birkin Handbag – $150,000
This is said to be the most expensive handbag sold in Europe. Hermes Birkin bags have a simple origin story. Jane Birkin, the English actress was with Jean Louis Dumas, the chief executive of Hermes, when she found all her belongings crashing on the ground, and all because of a bad straw bag. This incident was the moment the idea of creating fashionable and sturdy handbags was born. Now, Hermes Birkin is one of the most famous luxury brands in the world.
This Dark blue crocodile Birkin is embellished with white gold and an 18-karat diamond and is priced 150,000 dollars to be the cheapest handbag of our list!
9 Blood red Hermes shiny porosus crocodile – $203,150
As the name proposes, its designed in Porosus crocodile skin with 18-karat white gold and diamond studded hardware. And that’s exactly the reason why this handbag is one of the priciest handbags in the world.
8 Fuchsia crocodile Birkin studded with diamonds
It’s the third Hermes Birkin handbag we’re covering and it seems the company really loves breaking it’s personal records whenever it can! Fuchsia crocodile Birkin is encrusted with 18-k gold and diamonds. An anonymous bought it during a Christie’s international handbags and accessories auction in Hong Kong for $226,555.50 US
7 Chanel Diamond Forever Classic Bag – $261,000
this classic handbag bejeweled with 335 diamonds. It looks simple but shiny. It’s shoulder straps are made of an 18-k white gold chain. Most importantly, it’s a really rare handbag because there are only 13 of them in the world.
6 Niloticus Crocodile Himalaya Birkin – $379,000
Made of rare crocodile skin named “almost albino” and takes a lot of hours to be made, the bag is one of the rare handbags in the world. that’s one reason for its high price. The other reason could be 242 diamonds and 18-k gold hardware. Only one or two Himalaya Birkin are made per year. the handbag is designed to evoke images of Himalayan mountains, as its name represents too.
5 Lana Marks Cleopatra– $400,000
One of the rarest handbags is produced by Lana Marks and only once a year. The high price of the bag can be attributed to its rarity.
The fifth most expensive handbag on our list is very popular among celebrities on the red carpet. Cleopatra bag is made of metallic silver alligator and 1600 black and white diamonds.
4 Hermes Chained Ancre Bag – $1.4 Million
Not very much similar to regular handbags, Hermes Ancre is designed in anchor chain shape and evokes prison like image. The bag is covered with 1160 pieces of diamonds and only three of them were created by Pierre Hardy.
3 Hermes Birkin Bag by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka – 1.4 Million $
At some point, Hermes decided to make a Birkin bag with the help of Ginza Tanaka, the Japanese designer and the result was absolutely astonishing. She made the body with pure titanium combined with 2000 diamonds and pear-shaped eight-karat stone. Its diamond sling can also be used as a separate bracelet or necklace if you ever forgot to bring more luxury!
2 Hermes Kelly Rose Gold – $2 Million
If you bring this handbag to a party, you won’t need to wear anything else. This Rose Gold handbag is more than enough. The bag is designed to look like a crocodile leather but this very expensive small and luxurious bag is actually made out of rose gold. It’s a Pierce Hardy design and has 1160 diamonds. Only 12 of this handbag was ever created and two years process of making can explain it. Well, this handbag is not really for putting items in it as it provides very little space inside.
1 Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse – $3.8 Million
This has been the world’s most expensive handbag since 2011 and seems to hold the record for many years to come. It has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records just for that! We could not expect less from the Emirati luxury company that holds 5 Guinness World Records for some of the most expensive items. The bag took 10 professionals and a total of massive 8800 hours to complete the task. The purse is encrusted with 4517 diamonds in different colors of yellow (105), pink (56) and colorless (4356)