Elizabeth Taylor’s Jewels up for Auction at Christie’s

Hollywood style icon Elizabeth Taylor’s legendary collections, which include diamond jewellery and clothes, are up for auction at Christie’s Rockefeller Center headquarters in New York. A 16th century pearl necklace of the actress was sold for a record price of more than £7.1 million ($11 million) on the first day of the auction on Tuesday.

The Mike Todd antique diamond tiara at Christie’s auction. (Reuters) Continue reading »

Press Preview for Christie’s Auction of The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor

On display at the press preview for Christie’s auction of The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor at MOCA Pacific Desgin Center, in Los Angeles, are her script for the 1958 MGM production of “Cat On A Hot Tin Roof,” expected to bring $5,000 at the auction beginning December 13; a 33.19 carat diamond ring given to Taylor by Richard Burton, expected to bring $2.5 to $3.5 million at the auction; and a Versace beaded evening jacket “The Face,” expected to bring $20,000. (Fred Prouser/Reuters) Continue reading »