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From Chanel to Birkin: A Look at the Most Luxurious Handbags in the World

Handbags aren’t just a great way to finish off an outfit.

In fact, there are people (collectors and investors) who are willing to spend hundreds, thousands, hundreds of thousands, and even millions of dollars on handbags. What do you think is the world’s most expensive handbag?

Continue reading to learn more about the most expensive designable handbags!

1. Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse

The most expensive bag in the world is the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond purse. It has a value of $3.8 million and has held the Guinness World Record for the most expensive handbag since 2011. This heart-shaped purse features 18kt gold and consists of 4,517 diamonds.

2. Hermes

Hermes deserves their own category because they have made a name for high-quality handbags that have long waiting lists. This is mostly due to the low quantity produced. They have become known as one of the most expensive handbag brands in the world.

Hermes handbags

3. Rose Gold Kelly

In a collaboration with designer Pierre Hardy, they put a new twist on their Kelly-style bag. This handbag is made with solid rose gold and resembles crocodile leather. It features 1,160 diamonds in the hardware. The bag is valued at $2 million.

If you’d like to own a Hermes Kelly, click the following link. It may not be the Rose Gold that collectors fawn over but any Hermes bag is a must.

4. Chaine d’Ancre Bag

Have you ever pulled a ball of tangled jewelry out of your stash? That’s sort of what this handbag resembles. (But, make it chic.) It’s made up of anchor-shaped chain links that are encrusted with 1,160 diamonds.

Only 3 of these handbags were ever created in another collaboration with designer Pierre Hardy. This bag is valued at around $2 million.

Chaine d'Ancre Bag

5. Ginza Tanaka Birkin

Another Hermes collaboration has made the list. This time they paired with the Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka to create a bag worth $1.4 million. It consists of over 2,000 diamonds and comes apart to provide accessories that may be worn in other ways such as a necklace or bracelet.

A Birkin bag is already a high-price item. However, this one is especially unique.

5. Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch

Each year, Lana Marks releases one new Cleopatra clutch which will vary in color. This makes them hard to come by and highly sought after.

The most expensive Cleopatra clutch is worth $400,000 and features 1,600 diamonds.

6. Chanel Diamond Forever

This brand is already a staple but this Chanel bag really tops it all. There were only 13 created and have a value of over $260,000. Its 334 diamonds add up to over 3.5 carats worth. It is also crafted with crocodile leather and 18-karat white gold.

Chanel Diamond Forever

7. The Most Expensive Handbags

Can you imagine spending this kind of money on a handbag? These are some of the world’s most expensive handbags. Luckily, you can still experience the luxury of owning a handbag from some of these high-end designers without spending millions.

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