Julie Bishop’s earrings are worth HOW much?

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop donned earrings which are estimated to be worth $35,000 to the official launch of the 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper in Canberra yesterday.

Considered a friend of the brand, Bishop has worn a pieces from Brisbane designer Margot McKinney consistently for the past two years.

The Minister's office yesterday refused to comment.

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop wears $35,000 earrings.
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop wears $35,000 earrings.

When approached for comment yesterday owner Margot McKinney declined to comment on the company's relationship with the Foreign Minister.

McKinney would not disclose if the pieces were loaned, gifted or bought.

McKinney's earrings which are custom made and range from $13,000 to $70,000, have been on Bishop's ears when she met former US President Barack Obama singing icon Olivia Newton John and Amal Clooney.

Julie Bishop with Deborra-Lee Furness.
Julie Bishop with Deborra-Lee Furness.

The Minister is littered throughout the brand's social media, with gushing comments thanking Bishop for wearing their jewellery.

"The Hon. Julie Bishop MP looking fabulous, as always, at this year's Melbourne Cup. Thank you for wearing my earrings so beautifully," one post wrote.

Another said, "The Hon. Julie Bishop MP looking stunning, as always, wearing my Spinel and Diamond Earrings on The Project."

The brand, which is stocked in high-end US store Neiman Marcus, is a favourite of celebrities such as Paula Abdul, Dita Von Teese and Rebecca Gibney.

Minister Julie Bishop with jewellery designer Margot McKinney.
Minister Julie Bishop with jewellery designer Margot McKinney.
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