Affair of the Diamond Necklace
This stunning necklace was made for the queen of Antionette. This was the loudest scandal of the 18th century engulfed the jewel which did not belong to the crown of France. In 1785 the Comtessa de la Motte had the necklace delivered to her. It was the most expensive jewel of the era. She in turn was supposed to take it to Marie Antionette but she stole it instead. This necklace cost $2 million.