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America auction house-Christie sold actress Elizabeth Taylor’s eighty piece of...

America auction house-Christie sold actress Elizabeth Taylor’s eighty piece of
jewelry on 14th and all were sold for 1.15 billion dollars. Meanwhile, her wardrobe
also had been sold at the auction and was sold for 2.6 million dollars.

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  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.orgAuction of Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewelry[Cartier Diamond Necklace, Bvlgari Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, Ruby andDiamond Necklace, Bvlgari Emerald Diamond Necklace]America auction house-Christie sold actress Elizabeth Taylor’s eighty piece ofjewelry on 14th and all were sold for 1.15 billion dollars. Meanwhile, her wardrobealso had been sold at the auction and was sold for 2.6 million dollars.In the videos left by Elizabeth Taylor, there always had gorgeous jewels to set offher charms. She was a royal yet professional jewelry fan as well as a jewelrycollector, connoisseurs or even designer. In her collections, there are more thanthree hundred pieces of precious jewelry from famous jewelry brands, includingCartier, Bvlgari, Van Cleef & Arpels and Boucheron and so on. And she oncecooperated with Cartier’s designer Al Durante and Van Cleef & Arpels’ designerto design necklace and earrings.To Elizabeth Taylor herself, jewelry is more than gorgeous decorations orprecious collection and possession; it is precious gifts from her love at the sametime. Jewels recorded their passionate emotions and happy moments. In her oldage, she mainly focused on charity and she auctioned part of her jewels toestablish hospitals and help poor patients in Africa.Besides necklaces and rings, there were other jewels such as earrings andpendants at the auction. Taylor’s other collections of art, clothes and souvenirsand others would be sold on auction later. All money collected from the auctionwould be transferred to Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, which wasestablished in 1991 by Taylor to help AIDS patients. page 1 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org1 Cartier La Peregrina NecklaceLa Peregrina was founded in Panama waters in sixteen century. It is recordedthat Spanish King Philip II was the first person to own this pearl. This necklacewas a gift sent by Richard Burton who purchased it on Parke-Bernet on January23, 1969. page 2 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org2 Elizabeth Taylor Diamond RingIn 1968, Richard Burton spent huge sums of money to buy this huge diamondring in New York Auction. Elizabeth Taylor cherished it very much. She said:”thisring has indescribable charms. It can exude red, white, blue, purple and otherdazzling diamond lights as if having a life. ”3. Cartier Diamond Necklace page 3 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org4. Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby and Diamond RingThis ruby diamond ring was designed by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1968 and was aChristmas gift to Elizabeth Taylor given by Richard Burton.5. The Mike Todd Diamond TiaraThis diamond tiara was sent by Mike Todd to Taylor in 1957. page 4 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org6. Bvlgari Emerald Diamond NecklaceThis was a present to Elizabeth Taylor sent by Richard Burton in 1964.7. Sapphire and Diamond Sautoir page 5 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org8. Emerald and Diamond Pendent BroochIt is set with rectangular cute emerald within pear-shaped diamond and mountedin platinum and it’s designed by Bvlgari in 1958. This brooch was a gift fromRichard Burton to Taylor upon their engagement in 1962.9. Ruby and Diamond NecklaceIn 1957, Elizabeth Taylor’s third husband Mike Todd sent her a Cartier rubydiamond necklace. page 6 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org10. Bvlgari Emerald and Diamond BraceletOn February 27 1967, Richard Burton sent it to Taylor as her 35 birthday gift.11. The wedding ring that Elizabeth Taylor wore when she married RichardBurton page 7 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organizationhttp://www.fashion-allure.org12. Van Cleef & Arpels Granny Suite or Barquerolles Gold DiamondEarrings13. Bvlgari Cleopatra Mirror page 8 / 9
  • Fashion Allure Organization http://www.fashion-allure.org 14. The Prince of Wales Brooch page 9 / 9Powered by TCPDF (www.tcpdf.org)