- The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse is reported to be the world's most expensive bag worth millions of naira
- 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
When it comes to luxury pieces, there are no limits to how crazy and daring creatives go in order to get the perfect creation.
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 N1.5 billion ($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.