New York — Mary Joe Connolly, King Features Syndicate picture taker, grins a million-dollar grin to coordinate the half-million dollar pearl outfit she demonstrated in a meeting on the Frances Langford-Don Ameche network show. The dress, made of 100,000 refined pearls, is to be given, after a voyage through the nation, to the Damon Runyon Cancer Fund by the Imperial Cultured Pearl Syndicate. Notwithstanding the pearl dress, Miss Connolly wears four strands of pearls esteemed at $250,000, a tote esteemed at $40,000, wristband at $40,000, studs at $15,000, pin at $10,000, ring at $10,000, and a solitary solitaire pearl esteemed at $35,000. Those two guns state she isn’t going anyplace with such stuff. (1952)
More than 50 years back, the Imperial Pearl Syndicate made an outfit that flaunted 100 000 refined pearls. Around then, it was esteemed at $100 000.
1950′s most costly outfit was estimated at the expense of $100,00. It is made of 100, 000 refined pearls. It is claimed by the Imperial Pearl Syndicate. The outfit weighs around 27 pounds, yet all the superstars who have displayed it up until this point, which incorporates Gloria Swanson, Diana Lynn, Nina Foch and others, pronounce that after thirty minutes it appears to gauge substantially more than that. It’s straightforwardness of configuration adds to the bling. Over a strapless white glossy silk and silk net outfit is a ballet dancer skirt of pearls which has a silk scarf and for all time creased unsettle stretching out down each side.