World’s Most Expensive Barbie Doll With Pink Necklace

The custom designed Barbie doll with a 1-carat pink diamond will go up for auction on October 20th at Christy’s auction house in New York City. Estimated price range for the most expensive barbie doll is between $300,000 to $500,000.

Jeweler Stefano Canturi, who designed the necklace on the doll, planned the auction to generate money for the Breast Cancer Foundation in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The necklace also features an emerald-cut diamond set in a geometric pattern. Along with the necklace, the Barbie doll is wearing a black strapless dress and stiletto heals.

According to the toy company Mattel -manufacturer of Barbie dolls- there are more than 100,000 Barbie collectors around the world and most of them are women with an average age of 40.

The highest priced Barbie ever sold at auction was for $17,091 at Christie’s London in 2006.

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