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Burberry Introduces $1300 Sculpted Umbrellas [Pics]

Burberry Introduces $1300 Sculpted Umbrellas [Pics]
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The brand has released a luxury line featuring hand-carved animal heads that are reminiscent of Victorian times.

Emma Hutchings
  • 11 july 2012

Burberry targets the nostalgia market by harkening back to hunting days of the British Upper classes with the introduction of it’s Fall/Winter 2012 umbrellas featuring animal heads handcrafted by Italian artisans. The line of umbrellas includes a range of designs, with ram, owl, duck, hound, and pheasant handles. Some have been moulded from resin, some carved from natural maple wood, and some are gold-plated. A limited edition duck handle has been painted in a selection of five different colors. The umbrella start at $850 and go up to $1,295 for the limited edition designs. Click through to see pictures of the distinctive animal handles:

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