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Bedazzled! Lebanese jewelers make $2 mln bras for Victoria’s Secret

Each lingerie set contains 16,000 perfect gems and is accompanied by 18-karat-gold-strung jeweled body pieces

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This year’s edition of Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bras will see models Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio sporting mirror-image sapphire, ruby and diamond bra sets designed by Lebanese jewelers Mouawad and worth $2 million apiece, People magazine reported over the weekend.

“Words can’t describe how excited I was when I received a call from Victoria’s Secret to let me know that I would be wearing it,” the magazine quoted Ambrosio as saying.

Adriana Lima Victoria's Secret
Adriana Lima Victoria's Secret

Lima, for her part, said: “This year was even more special because for the first time two of us would be wearing it and the other Angel was my close friend Alessandra. I was super excited. It’s so great to be able to share the honor with such a good friend!”

According to the magazine, each lingerie set contains 16,000 perfect gems and is accompanied by 18-karat-gold-strung jeweled body pieces. The pieces took more than 1,380 hours to create.

Alessandra Ambrosio Victoria's Secret
Alessandra Ambrosio Victoria's Secret

The Lebanese jewelers have designed bejeweled bras for the Victoria’s Secret lingerie chain for more than a decade. In 2001, Mouawad made history with a $12.5 million Victoria’s Secret bra, considered the world’s most expensive by the Guinness Book of World Records.

This year’s edition of the show will run in December.