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The Obamas Were Gifted More Than $1.25 Million Worth Of Jewelry In 2014

They couldn't keep any of it because of "laws" or something, but daaaaaaang.

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Most of that came from Saudi Arabia, who gave Barack Obama a white gold watch worth $67,000 and Michelle Obama two sets of jewelry — one in diamonds and emeralds, one in diamonds and pearls — worth $560,000 and $570,000 respectively.

Don't worry, Sasha and Malia weren't left out: they were gifted two sets of jewelry as well — in diamond and emerald, as well as diamond and ruby — worth $80,000.

The list also includes some other amazing gifts — including not one, but two infinity scarves from Myanmar; a longboard from Australia; and a whole lot of wine — and some less impressive ones, like several pens and books.

But, due to those aforementioned laws, the First Family actually gets to keep none of the gifts they get. They were only accepted because to turn them down would "cause embarrassment to donor and U.S. Government."

Hayes Brown is a world news editor and reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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