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Marie Antoinette Pearls Unseen for 200 Years to be Auctioned

Sotheby's says it's auctioning a set of natural pearls that once belonged to the famed — or infamous — French queen Marie Antoinette, and have not been seen in public for two centuries. The sale of "Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma family" is set to take place in Geneva on Nov. 12.   Sotheby's says Marie Antoinette, who was guillotined during the French Revolution, was often portrayed wearing pearls, which the auction house says were as prized as...

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