A young man buys a pearl for his fiancée. He walks out, counts the pearls and realizes one is missing so he goes back to the store. On entering he catches sight of an alluring saleslady sitting on a showcase with her skirt lifted. On one of her stockings, close to the garter, another pearl necklace is tied. The young man takes it away from her. After this, the pearl is lost, found, lost again.