AP Photo/Courtesy of Julien's AuctionsThis image provided courtesy of Julien's Auctions shows a pair of rhinestone earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere

AP Photo/Courtesy of Julien's AuctionsThis image provided courtesy of Julien's Auctions shows a pair of rhinestone earrings worn by Marilyn Monroe to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere

Marilyn Monroe earrings fetch $185,000

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

Julien’s Auctions is Los Angeles said 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. The buyer was a foreign collector. The auction house does not release the names of buyers.

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