Melania Trump and Japan’s first lady, Akie Abe, who gave Melania a pair of pearl earrings – just one of many gifts she received. Photo: AP
Melania Trump and Japan’s first lady, Akie Abe, who gave Melania a pair of pearl earrings – just one of many gifts she received. Photo: AP

Melania Trump’s diamonds, pearls and fine decor gifts … which world leader gave her the best presents during her final year of White House travel, Queen Elizabeth or Akie Abe?

  • Donald Trump and wife Melania received items worth US$120,000 altogether in 2019, but the former first lady got her own gifts too – mostly jewellery
  • She got pearl earrings from Japan and Australia, and diamond earrings from the Czech Republic, while other countries noted her love of interior design

Melania Trump and Japan’s first lady, Akie Abe, who gave Melania a pair of pearl earrings – just one of many gifts she received. Photo: AP
Melania Trump and Japan’s first lady, Akie Abe, who gave Melania a pair of pearl earrings – just one of many gifts she received. Photo: AP
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