Diamonds of Palo Alto rents this $100,000 dazzling diamond necklace for the much less intimidating price of $2,290 per day.
Spicing up a winter party dress with diamonds won't force you to leverage your life savings - if you don't mind renting your jewelry.
Keiko Iwaisako rented a Charriol diamond necklace for the month of December from Seattle-based online jeweler Bag Borrow or Steal. She plans to wear it to one of the office holiday parties.
With shipping and insurance, her total for the month was $328. Retail value: $2,595. The experience: Priceless.
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