Marilyn Monroe’s on-screen counterpart consistently shows a young woman that is never shy about flaunting her diamonds. However, the real Marilyn was infatuated with costume jewelry.
If you took a peek at her personal jewelry collection you would see a wide range of pieces that look just like this Freshwater Pearl Necklace with Dark Blue Crystals. Although there have been many times Marilyn is seen fulfilling Hollywood's depiction of her love affair with diamonds, she only owned one item of jewelry with an actual diamond. Her beloved engagement ring.
Her true loyalty was found with extravagant costume pieces, like earrings, bracelets and necklaces.
In her appearance performing “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend”, the diamonds she wore were not even real! And she had no qualms with that. She preferred it that way!
Do you LOVE antique costume jewelry too? Browse through our wide collection of bodacious jewelry and go against the grain! Diamond’s aren’t a girl’s only best friend.