France, 19th Century and characters are Madane Loisel and Monsieur Loisel
Madane Losiel is poor and wants way more than she has so her husband tries to please her
Madane and her husband gets invited to a party. Monsieur gives his wife 400 franks for a dress for and Madane borrows a diamond necklace from friend.
Madane realizes she lost the diamond necklace at the party and goes back to look for it and can't find it.
Mandane's husband gets money from a loan shark to buy a 36,000 frank necklace. Madane gives a new necklace back to her friend.
Madane sees her friend in the park after 10 years and tells her that is not the original necklace and tells her all the trouble it was to get a new one. Then her friend told her it was not real diamonds it was only paste and only costed 500 franks.