The story Starts off in France some time in the 1800's with Madame Loisel and her husband eating dinner in there mid class fit home, while eating her husband has a supprise for her and hads her an envelope.
Its gone and I lost i
She opens the envelope and to her supprise it is a party invititation to a high class VERY expensive party where ALL the rich people will be, but she is angery and sad because she has nothing expensive to wear and thinks of herself as poor.
Her husband then gives her 500$ to go get a fancy dress and she gets a Beautiful Dimond necklace from her high class friend Mme. Forestire, and the next day heads to the party.
At the end of the night and Madame Loisel had a great time she relized that she has lost Mme. Forestire's Necklace, her husband looks every where for it as she sitting at home wining because she ungrateful.
They then give Mme. Forestire a "fake" necklace and then has to pay off 45,000$ in debt for over the next 10 years moving them to a atic for a home and has to live like a common person.
10 years later she runs into Mme. Forestire and explains everything as if she wants to make her feel bad, but after Mme. Forestire tells her it was just paste and it was worth 500$ not 45,000$.