- The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse is reported to be the world's most expensive bag worth millions of cedis
- The heart-shaped purse is designed by renowned jeweller Robert Mouawad from the House of Mouawad
- This bespoke creation is encrusted with 105 yellow, 56 pink, and 4,356 colourless diamonds with a total weight of 381.92 carats
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When it comes to luxury pieces, there are no limits to how crazy and daring creatives go in order to get the perfect creation.
A purse designed by renowned jeweller Robert Mouawad from the House of Mouawad is the most expensive purse in the world.
Inspiration and cost of 1001 Nights Diamond Purse
The heart-shaped purse dubbed the '1001 Nights Diamond Purse' was - according to Robb Report - inspired by the most epic Middle Eastern tale One Thousand and One Nights, which is filled with romance, intrigue and fantasy.
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The purse was first put on display at a collector’s handbag auction in Hong Kong in 2017 and was offered at an original price of GHc26 million ($3.8 million).
The luxury piece is encrusted with 105 yellow, 56 pink and 4,356 colourless diamonds - a total weight of 381.92 carats.
According to the report, it took ten highly skilled artisans working continuously for over 8,800 man-hours to create this piece.
Viral photos of world's most expensive shoes worth N8.2 billion
In a similar story, Italian designer, Antonio Vietri, had the fashion scene buzzing with excitement after he designed The Moon Star Shoes, worth a whopping N8.2 billion (Dh73 million).
According to The National News, the shoes are made up of a solid gold heel, 30 carats of diamonds and contain a small piece of meteorite discovered in Argentina in 1576.
The gold heels were designed in a way that replicates the shape of the iconic Burj Khalifa.
Lady's recreation of gorgeous beaded dress leaves internet users unimpressed
While some people have been able to successfully pull off a style recreation, there are others whose attempts leave people scratching their heads.
Nigerians on social media have been buzzing with mixed reactions over a recent post that spotlighted another style recreation.
The photos shared by fashion blogger, @asoebiafrica, showed a lady rocking a heavily beaded long-sleeve dress with a nude shade of fabric and pearl-like beaded strings making up the bodice.
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