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Crystal Piggy Banks: Kid Friendly or Are You Kidding?

It was always my understanding that piggy banks were a tool to help parents teach their tots a lesson about money. I'm not sure if giving them a $595 Tutu Piggy Bank would drive home the point that "a penny earned is a penny saved."

The Swarovski crystal encrusted pigs, perfected with black lashes, are awfully charming and would certainly be a talking point in any nursery. But, would you spend that much money on a sparkly piglet?

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skigurl skigurl 8 years
i don't even find them cute they would be without those creepy eyelashes!
twinkles524 twinkles524 8 years
They're super cute, but way too expensive!
haydee haydee 8 years
that is an oxymoron
nv27 nv27 8 years
If I had a kid, and a lot of money, Id buy one. I think its soooo adorable, and kids dont usually know what things cost anyway so I dont think its teaching them a bad lesson.
Bksuga Bksuga 8 years do i say this? even if i had that much money to spend on a piggy bank i would never buy this especially for my kids( when i have one)!!!
redheadkimie redheadkimie 8 years
wow thats one big price tag!!
missyd missyd 8 years
bet mangie has one for every youngster
Greggie Greggie 8 years
If I had $595 to spare, I'd buy a $10 piggy bank and put the other $585 in it for the child to save. But if it were rhinestones, I'd have one in a heartbeat because I think it's adorable.
bleached bleached 8 years
LOL rox. You just gave me a great idea!
roxtarchic roxtarchic 8 years
or a birthday party project for all the girls to make w/cake!!!
roxtarchic roxtarchic 8 years
i'm stammering over the $595 price tag..... what does THAT teach them??? that's just crazy.... altho a plain lil ceramic piggy bank, crystals and beads and a glue gun make a great afternoon project!!!!
anniebananie anniebananie 8 years
Take $595 and spend $10 on piggy bank take leftover and place it the banck. Makes a whole lot more sense
Livvy-P Livvy-P 8 years
wadewifey3 - you are totally right! and if my son or daughter had $595 in their piggy bank, you know i'd be cracking it open!! :)
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
A piggy bank should not cost more than what you have in it.
hithatsmybike hithatsmybike 8 years
I would love that for myself, but not for a kid!! I still own a cheap classic glass piggy bank my dad bought me one day we were shopping in the mall -- it was $5 then, and that was at least 15 years ago. A piggy bank holds the same amount of money, regardless of what's on the outside!
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