Marilyn Monroe's Personal Beaded Necklace A simple yet stunningly beautiful necklace owned by Marilyn Monroe, consisting of emerald toned beads, measuring 36″ in length with a gold toned clasp. Interestingly, Marilyn Monroe had very little expensive jewelry.
Pearl jeweller Mikimoto has announced that it will exhibit Marilyn Monroe's Mikimoto pearl necklace as part of The Bond Street Culture & Heritage Week June 7 to 13. The Japanese company presented the Akoya pearl necklace to the late film star on her 1954 honeymoon with then husband Joe DiMaggio.
Celebrity Pearls Marilyn Monroe: The pearl necklace DiMaggio gave his bride during their honeymoon in Japan, was a sixteen inch strand of pearls containing forty-four pearls. Marilyn Monroe gave the pearl necklace to Paula Strasberg, and her daughter Susan Strasberg returned the necklace.
Today I will be discussing vintage jewelry inspired by old Hollywood movie stars like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, and Grace Kelly. My friend from Mirror Mirror Bijoux helped me create these iconic looks inspired by the jewelry worn by my favorite starlets. I am excited to do more research and come up with some new designs
First of all, let's start with the pearl necklaces. Marilyn Monroe and her Pearl Necklaces. 1. Marilyn is literally the definition of sex-appeal and natural femininity. She loved to wear off-the-shoulder dresses for an alluring appearance and what better way to accessorize this kind of dresses than with a beautiful pearl necklace?
Marilyn owned a bevy of fine jewels and statement pieces. The reality, however, is that most of Marilyn's personal jewelry collection consisted of costume pieces and jewels on loan. It is known that Marilyn owned two valuable pieces of jewelry; a diamond eternity ring, and a strand of pearls - both gifts from her then-husband Joe DiMaggio.