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Jackie O's Pearls Set to Be Auctioned

News & Trends: Decades later, Jackie O remains a style icon. Now luxury fashion lovers have the opportunity to follow in her well-heeled footsteps as her famous strands of pearls are set to go on the auction block.

Bonhams of England will be auctioning off an iconic three-strand pearl necklace that belonged to the former First Lady on August 15th, as part of their "Pioneers of Popular Culture" sale.

Jackie O was rarely seen without a pearl necklace, but it is rumored that the three-strand necklace with an emerald and diamond clasp is actually made of phony pearls. Legend has it that fashionable Jackie had a proclivity for misplacing her pearls, and that the value of the pearls, if they are fake, is around a few hundred.

The possibly fake pearls are estimated to go for $47,000 at auction time, thanks to being part of a legendary wardrobe.

Carly Zinderman

Carly Zinderman is a Senior Staff Writer for JustLuxe, based just outside of Los Angeles, CA. Since graduating from Occidental College with a degree in English and Comparative Literary Studies, she has written on a variety of topics for books, magazines and online publications, but loves fashion and style best. In her spare time, when she?s not writing, Carly enjoys watching old movies, reading an...(Read More)

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