29 August 2020

The Nightly Necklace: Empress Michiko's Pearl and Diamond Necklace

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Empress Michiko of Japan wears a pearl necklace with a diamond enhancer at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo during the celebrations of Emperor Akihito's 75th birthday, December 2008; Michiko has been wearing the necklace since at least the early 1990s