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Mexican distillery Hacienda La Capilla created this tequila bottle made of diamonds and platinum and are hoping it will sell for more than $3.5 million.
updated 11/29/2010 8:03:25 AM ET 2010-11-29T13:03:25

A Mexican distiller has presented what it hopes will become the world's most expensive tequila, a platinum and diamond-studded bottle of 7-year-old liquor.

Hacienda La Capilla's 1.3-liter bottle is made of ceramic, with a 5-pound layer of platinum and more than 4,000 diamonds totaling 328 carats.

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Hacienda La Capilla already holds the Guinness record for the most expensive tequila with a bottle that sold for $225,000 in 1996. But official with the Jalisco, Mexico-based company told participants in a news conference Tuesday they hoped their newest creation would fetch $3.5 million.

The company is the taking the bottle on a tour to various European and Middle Eastern capitals in a bid to interest potential buyers.

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