So you love accessories and you love handbags. But how much would you be prepared to pay for the handbag of your dreams? $1,000? $10,000? $100,000? That would make you a cheapskate in some circles. But then you would probably never have dreamed just how much the richest people in the world are prepared to pay for their fashion accessories. Just be aware that the more exclusive you want your handbag to be, the more expensive it is going to be.
1. 1011 Nights Diamond Purse
Made by the US company Mouawad, this amazing little number currently tops the charts as the most expensive handbag ever, and is featured in the veritable Guinness World Records. Valued at an incredible $3.8 million in 2010, it features a total of 4,517 diamonds of different types, including fancy pink 6.62 carat pear shaped diamonds, fancy yellow 7.66 carat round diamonds, and 27.51 carat Baguette diamonds. Crafted entirely by hand, it is said that this precious little handbag took 10 people about 9,000 hours to make.