Former first lady Jackie Onassis has held her rank as a fashion icon for decades with her classic ensembles and the all important signature accessory: Pearls.
This Sunday, August 15th, a three strand pearl necklace, previously owned by Jackie O is up for auction as part of Bonham's Pioneers of Popular Culture sale. The auction will also include iconic pieces such as an Abbey Road Studios' piano, played by The Beatles and Pink Floyd and an electric Solidbody Stratocaster guitar by Fender worth £25000- £35000.
Off popularity alone, Bonhams is expecting to fetch a pretty penny for the pearl necklace that can be seen worn by the first lady in countless photos. It even comes in its original Sotheby's box and carrying pouch and is expect to sell for around $39,672 and $55,541.
The real story is that the necklace is from a set of faux babbles that Jackie wore regularly as she was known to misplace her jewels from time to time. Their actual worth is said to be around a few hundred dollars.
For those have a serious penchant for pearls, you can place your bid on the online auction HERE.
Here are a few pics of some of my favorite girls in pearls.
First Lady Michelle Obama & Sarah Jessica Parker
Pop star Lady Gaga & Rock star Rihanna