Top 5 Most Expensive Handbags In The World

Handbags are woman’s favorite accessory that holds everything we need. But did you know that some handbags and purses costs as much as a house? The first handbags in the world were made from leaves and animal hide in14th century. They were called “pockets” at first, and the term “handbags” emerged in the 1900’s. In 1920’s handbags become very popular and essential accessory of woman’s closets. They were made in different styles, from different materials and in all the colors. The first designer bag was created by Louis Vuitton, and after him many designers saw the opportunity of making a lot of money by turning a regular handbag into luxury item. Take a look at the Top 5 most expensive handbags in the world!

Expensive handbags

1001 Nights Diamond Purse

expensive handbags

The House of Mouawad created the most expensive handbag in the world – 1001 Nights Diamond Purse, which costs amazing $3.8 million. The heart-shaped handbag is decorated with 4,517 diamonds (colorless, pink and yellow) and 18k gold. The purse was made by ten artisans who worked on this four months. This luxurious purse set record at Guinness World of Records for the most expensive handbag in the world.

Hermes Birkin Bag


Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka created the Hermes Birkin bag in 2008. This is the second most expensive handbag in the world, made of platinum and over 2 000 diamonds and costs $1.9 Million. You can remove the diamonds strap from the bag and can be used as a necklace or bracelet. The bag also have 8k diamond in pear shape.

Diamond Forever

diamond forever handbag

Chanel made the Diamond Forever handbag from alligator skin leather adorned with 334 white-gold diamonds . This beautifull bag with golden straps is worth $261,000. Worldwide there are available just 13 of them.

Cleopatra Clutch

cleopatra clutch

Lana Marks creates just one white Cleopatra clutch by year. The bag worth $250,000 is made from silver alligator skin, decorated with 1 500 black and white diamonds. Cleopatra clutch is favorite among the celebrities like the actress Helen Mirren. She was seen with the bag at the 2007 Academy Awards.

Margaret Thatcher Black Handbag

margaret thatcher black handbag

The Asprey black handbag was the favorite bag of Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The iconic bag with historical value is expected to fetch $ 159,535. The handbag was worn by the Iron lady during the 1980’s, everytime she had a significant conference.



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