Sunday, January 13, 2013
Beyoncé and Jay-Z spend £50,000 on diamond-encrusted Barbie for Blue Ivy's first birthday
Specially customised, the doll is said to include 160 diamond gems as well as white gold jewellery.
The couple are said to have spent several weeks planning the celebrations for their daughter who turned one last Monday. They also arranged a lavish princess-themed birthday bash in New York, decorated with £60,000 worth of white and pink roses and a cake costing £1,500.
Toddlers lucky enough to be in Blue Ivy's circle of friends were regaled with £20,000 of accessories and toys including jewellery sets, princess costumes and playhouses.
Meanwhile their wealthy parents were given luxury goodie bags with personalised gold pens with Blue Ivy's name engraved on them as well as sought after concert tickets.
A source close to the couple said: 'Nothings been too big or expensive for their little princess. They wanted her first birthday to set the tone for the rest of her life.
Who said money is not good?