Elizabeth Taylor's addiction to jewelry was legendary! When she died she left behind not just an estate, but a collection of tangible memories from her iconic 79-year life.
She even wrote a book about jewelry entitled, "My Love Affair with Jewelry" which outlived the affairs of all of her men. Like royalty, Elizabeth Taylor identified herself with spectacualr jewelry and she wore the stunning pieces with style and grace.
Before being sold at the New York City Christie’s Auction house, the collections of jewelry, fashion, accessories, memorabilia and art pieces traveled on a world tour, so fans around the world can view Liz’s personal belongings in Paris, Los Angeles, Dubai, Moscow, London, Geneva, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates. The auction sales revenues exceeded expectations and almost all of her jewels sold for 4 or 5 times more than their valued price. The sale set seven new auction records, including price per carat for a colorless diamond and for a ruby
A true American icon!