The loisel's live in France during the 1800's, they where also a middle class couple.
Madame Loisel desperately wants a better social life
Madame Loisel has to go buy a dress and borrow a necklace from a close friend.
when madame Loisel is now going home and found out the necklace is gone, the Loisels now have to go and retrace there steps to see if they luck finding it.
The Loisels had no luck on finding the necklace so they had to go buy a new one that looks just like it but the necklace was 3,400 franks.
The Loisels finally pay back all the money after 10 years and now living in debt. Madame loisel was taking a stroll and saw her close friend from 10 years ago and told her about the necklace and her friend told her it was only worth 5 franks.