World’s most expensive Barbie doll sold for charity
Since its debut in 1959, the Barbie doll has kept up with the times and trends. Recently, we introduced you to the most expensive Barbie dolls of all time. Now, the most expensive Barbie in the world, designed by Australian jeweler Stefano Canturi for Mattel, has been sold at Christie’s in New York for £191,000 ($302,500). The custom-made doll wears three carats of white diamonds set around a one-carat, square emerald-cut pink diamond. Stefano Canturi has also done the doll’s black strapless party dress, peep-toe stilettos and tumbling blonde hair. All proceeds from the auction will go to benefit the American National Breast Cancer Research Foundation.