Marie-Antoinette’s Diamond Necklace

March Marie Antoinette necklaceThe Affair of the Diamond Necklace circa 1785 involved Marie-Antoinette. It is a scheme written about in history books.  She reportedly defrauded the crown jewelers of the cost of this very expensive necklace. Furthermore, the scheme is reported historically as one of the events that led to the disillusionment by the French people of the monarchy at the time.

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