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If your idea of spoiling your dog consists of allowing him/her on the furniture or feeding him canned dog food, you probably shouldn't continue reading this post or you may very well get sick as a ...well, you know.
However, if your dog sleeps in a Gucci dogbed or has a Danny (dog nanny), takes Doga (doggie yoga) or eats only free range chicken and sirloin, you may not be shocked that the people who can afford to, may spend upwards of millions of dollars to adorn their pooch with real diamonds, sapphires and bejeweled gold collars.
La Collection de Bijoux is a stunning line of diamond dog collars that showcases over 100 carats of sparkling diamonds and exquisite jewels. These breathtaking, limited-edition collars are in a class of their own, and are most certainly the first of their kind.
Dubbed "the Bugatti of dog collars" by Forbes Senior Editor Matt Miller, this 52-carat diamond dog collar is truly the "World’s Most Expensive."
The Amour, Amour:
Over 1,600 hand-set diamonds adorn Amour, Amour's chandelier design that features a stunning 7-carat, D-IF, brilliant-shaped centerpiece. The luster of platinum showcases the diamonds' radiance, while 18-karat white gold provides the strength for this precious piece to last a lifetime. Exotic crocodile leather provides comfort and durability for the pampered pooch with the privilege to wear this exclusive collar. Price =$3,200,000
The Amour de la Mer:
The love between people and their dogs is deeper than any ocean. With a sapphire pendant as blue and sparkling as the sea, Amour de la Mer ("love of the sea") symbolizes the depth of this bond.
The 8.5-carat sapphire is illuminated by over 600 hand-set diamonds. An ostrich leather band provides the flexibility and durability to last a lifetime. Price = $899,000
above: Mushu and Gigi wear the Amour de la Mer and la jeune Chérie
The sparkling 2.7-carat, heart-shaped diamond that is this collar's centerpiece will leave no doubt in your dog's mind that she's your "chéri."
Accompanying the heart pendant are five brilliant-shaped diamonds of over 1 carat each, along with 630 hand-set diamonds--a total of over 25 carats of precious stones for your precious pup.
Price = $498,000
Is your dog a star? If he’s not already, this rugged yet elegant collar will surely make him one.
L'Étoile features five brilliant-shaped diamonds of over 1.5 carats, each set along a stylish ostrich leather band. Its additional 400 hand-set diamonds give this exquisite, 27-carat piece the sparkle of a clear night sky. Price =$518,000
above Le jeune Chéri and L'etoile on Mushu and Gigi
The Le Jeune Cherie:
For your puppy--or puppy at heart--this 15-carat diamond collar was inspired by the energy and sweet warmth of young dogs.
Jeune Chéri’s centerpiece is a 3.5-carat, heart-shaped diamond. Eight round diamonds totaling 5 carats adorn the stylish crocodile leather band, while over 1,600 hand-set diamonds add exquisite beauty that will steal both your hearts. Crafted with extreme precision and attention to detail, Jeune Chéri celebrates your pup's playful and youthful spirit. Price = $378,000
The La Jeune Tulipe:
La Jeune Tulipe is of the world's most exquisite and valuable dog collars. A 1.52-carat marquise-cut diamond blooms as the focal point of this extraordinary piece, with its intricate arrangement of marquise-, pear-, and brilliant-shaped diamonds. Handcrafted with extreme precision, La Jeune Tulipe is the crown jewel of the canine kingdom. Price =$150,000
Oh, and you'd best be sure that canine of yours is well-trained if you're gonna spoil him with one of these, because if he runs away from home wearing a half million dollar collar, you'll probably be barking mad.
descriptions, images, carat weights, details and pricing courtesy of ilovedogs, inc.
About The Company
i Love Dogs, Inc. is dedicated to providing your dog with the best of the best. Our collection of exquisite diamond collars -- La Collection de Bijoux -- was designed and crafted by our affiliate master jewelers, located on 5th Avenue in New York City. While our jewelers have crafted each piece with fine detail, you can tailor the design, stones and leather to fully reflect your style and your dog's personality. We welcome your creativity, so please contact us to discuss personally styling a collar.
i Love Dogs, Inc. does not only celebrate the love we have for our dogs with these fine diamond pieces -- we also care about the health of your dog. Our veterinarian-formulated line of premium vitamins and supplements will help ensure your dog shares your love for many years to come.
Find more details at ilovedogsdiamonds.com
i Love Dogs, Inc.
3043 Kashiwa St.
Torrance, CA 90505
T: (310) 539-7400
F: (310) 539-7401 T
F: (888) iLOVWOOF / (888) 456-8966
Awhile back I featured another company, Jari Limited, who makes high end gemstone collars and jewelry for dogs and cats. They will even make matching sets for you and your pet. Check out the Jari collars here.