Nice rock: Victoria Secret's $2-million diamond-encrusted bra
Italian jeweler Damiani has created a $2-million "Bombshell Fantasy Bra" for Victoria’s Secret, to be worn by supermodel and senior "Angel" Adriana Lima.
A little history: Victoria's Secret always chooses a venerable jewelry company to create its annual diamond "Fantasy Bra," which is featured in the Victoria’s Secret Christmas Dreams and Fantasies catalog and on the runway at "The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show," which airs this year Nov. 30 on CBS.
Damiani's sparkling brassiere is comprised of
more than 3,000 brilliant-cut white diamonds, light blue sapphires and oval-shaped topazes,
all set in 18-karat white gold.
In all, it features 60 carats of diamonds and
82 carats of sapphires and topazes. The bra's whirling pattern was designed to evoke "a heavenly display of swirling stars and constellations."
The piece took six craftsmen 1,500 hours of full-time labor to complete, claims Damiani.
I'm just wondering how heavy the bra is — and how it's providing even a modicum of support (not the point, I know. But it is a bra, after all).
Photo: Damiani's diamond bra for Victoria's Secret. Credit: Damiani