Is this the world's most expensive Christmas tree? Hotel unveils $15 million, diamond-strewn fir

Is this the world’s most expensive Christmas tree? Hotel unveils $15 million, diamond-strewn fir

Published by Amy Woodyatt, CNN

Christmas is the time for providing, expending time with family members, and stress-free right after a chaotic calendar year.
For some, it is also a time of extravagance.

The tree is dripping with diamonds, sapphires and designer jewellery. Credit score: Kempinski Hotel Bahia

This Christmas, website visitors to the Kempinski Lodge Bahia, near Marbella, Spain will be taken care of to the sight of the hotel’s tree, decked out with diamonds, precious stones and designer jewellery.

Decorated with crimson, white, pink and black diamonds, the tree, built by Debbie Wingham, is well worth a staggering £11.9 million ($15 million), in accordance to the lodge.

As perfectly as diamonds, the tree is embellished with upcycled jewelry from Bulgari, Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Chanel, 3D-printed chocolate peacocks, feathers, ostrich eggs and bottles of fragrance.

The Kempinski’s festive fir is the most up-to-date in a brief but really sparkly line of decadently decorated trees.

The decorated tree is worth $15 million, according to the hotel.

The embellished tree is value $15 million, in accordance to the resort. Credit: Kempinski Hotel Bahia

In 2010, The Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi adorned a tree in bracelets, necklaces and watches — to the tune of $11 million, successful it a Guinness Globe File for most expensively decorated tree.

And in 2016, Tokyo jewelers Ginza Tanaka displayed a Xmas tree designed from 4,000 feet of gold wire, well worth an approximated 200 million yen ($1.8 million).

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