Mikimoto Unveils $33K Necklace to Celebrate 120th Anniversary


To celebrate its 120th anniversary, Japanese jewelry brand Mikimoto has unveiled three special edition pearl necklaces at its Beverly Hills boutique.

The baubles are made of 120 Akoya pearls, 120 multi-colored Black South Sea cultured pearls, and 120 multi-colored South Sea and Fresh Water pearls.

The strands are meant to represent the company’s history; it has been in existence since founded by Kokichi Mikimoto in 1893.

The anniversary pieces are available this fall and priced at $15,000 for the Akoya strand, $30,000 for the Black South Sea strand and $33,000 for the multi-color South Sea and Fresh Water strand.

Fans of the brand have included everyone from Coco Chanel and Marilyn Monroe to Elizabeth Taylor and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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