5 Of The Most Expensive Hermes Bags Ever Sold
For some women, handbags are more than just a carrying pouch for their personal belongings. A handbag can make a statement about who you are and can be used as a means of self-expression. In particular designers like Hermes serve as a status symbol accessory in showcasing their exuding individuality.
In fact, the brand is responsible for some of the most expensive designs, with 5 of them making the world’s most expensive handbag list - find out which ones below.
（５） White Matt Niloticus Himalayan Crocodile Birkin
Crocodile leather is known for its high price tag and this tote was no different. One of the rarest designs to come to auction, it was sold for a mere HK$2.94 million.
（４）Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag
Designed by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka, this Hermes Birkin handbag was fashioned from platinum and carries 2,000 diamonds on its outer shell and features a pear-shaped 8-karat stone centrepiece that can be detached to wear as a brooch.
（３）Exceptional Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile
The name of this Hermes Exceptional Collection Shiny Rouge H Porosus Crocodile 30 cm Birkin Bag with 18K White Gold & Diamond Hardware, fully explains why this handbag remains on the list of priciest handbags mankind has ever seen. This red-coloured Birkin Bag broke records several years ago for being the most expensive handbag sold at public auction.
（２）Kelly Rose Gold Bag
Crafted to resemble crocodile leather, this stunningly small and luxurious bag made out of solid rose gold was designed in collaboration by Hermes and jeweller Pierce Hardy. This handbag, which comes dotted with 1,160 diamonds, took two years to create and only 12 with three variants were ever created.
（１）Hermès Chaine d’ Ancre Bag
True to its name, the Hermes Chaine d’ Ancre Bag carries an intricate design due to its anchor-shaped chain links which are encrusted with 1,160 pieces of diamonds. The high price can be attributed not only for its expensive materials but also for being a Pierre Hardy-designed collectable as only three of these were created.
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