Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse

Diamond PurseThis diamond purse holds the Guinness World Record of being the most valuable handbag in the entire world. Covered in diamonds, it is valued at around $3.8 million USD. The purse, crafted by Robert Mouawad, is a heart-shaped clutch. It is hand crafted from 18 karat gold and is encrusted with 4,517 diamonds. Of all the diamonds 105 are yellow, 56 are pink, and the rest are colourless. The purse weighs an enormous 381.92 karats. It required 10 craftsmen working continuously for 4 months to create this masterpiece, it ended up being more than 8,800 hours of labour. Just as the 1001 Nights tale captures your attention, so does this luxurious purse.

To create your own luxurious piece of jewelry, come in to Secret Sapphire at 493 Davie Street today. Graduate gemologist and jewelry designer Monica Tsao can help you design a special piece for your loved ones, or for yourself, covered with as many diamonds as you’d like!