Monday, October 5, 2009
A "Super Hello Kitty Jewel Doll," studded with a 1.027 carat diamond on its ribbon, 403 pink sapphires on its body, a citrine for its yellow nose, black spinels for its eyes and a total of 1,939 pieces of white topaz for its head on a platinum body, is displayed at the Girlish Culture Hello Kitty exhibition in Tokyo, Oct. 1, 2009. Luxury crystal maker Swarovski, Japanese toy firm Sanrio and Japanese jewelery maker I.K. unveiled the 10.5 cm-tall Hello Kitty, which is priced at $15 million yen (about $167,000), at the Baselworld watch and jewelry show in Switzerland last month to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Hello Kitty character.
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