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Marilyn Monroe earrings auctioned for $185,000

Julien's Auctions said in a statement Sunday that the actress wore the jewelry when she attended the opening of "The Rose Tattoo."

Julien's Auctions said in a statement Sunday that the actress wore the jewelry when she attended the opening of "The Rose Tattoo."
Julien’s Auctions said in a statement Sunday that the actress wore the jewelry when she attended the opening of “The Rose Tattoo.”

A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.

Julien’s Auctions said in a statement Sunday that the actress wore the jewelry when she attended the opening of “The Rose Tattoo.”

Monroe did not appear in the film based on a Tennessee Williams play.  The price included a 20 percent commission for the auction house.

This image provided courtesy of Julien's Auctions shows a pair of rhinestone earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere, “The Rose Tattoo.” The earrings have sold at auction for $185,000. The sale was part of a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia April 11, 2014, and April 12, at Julien’s Beverly Hills gallery in Los Angeles. (AP)
This image provided courtesy of Julien’s Auctions shows a pair of rhinestone earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere, “The Rose Tattoo.” The earrings have sold at auction for $185,000. The sale was part of a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia April 11, 2014, and April 12, at Julien’s Beverly Hills gallery in Los Angeles. (AP)

The buyer was a foreign collector. Julien’s does not release the names of buyers. The sale was part of a two-day auction of Hollywood memorabilia Friday and Saturday at Julien’s Beverly Hills gallery.

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