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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Christie's will auction the private jewelry collection of screen legend Elizabeth Taylor on Dec. 13. This 33-carat diamond ring was once a signature piece of jewelry for Taylor. She wore the ring, a gift from her fifth husband Richard Burton, every day. The ring is expected to sell for between $2.5 million and $3.5 million.
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Mike Todd, Taylor's third husband, gave her this antique diamond tiara, valued between $60,000 and $80,000.
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Elizabeth Taylor purchased this "The Prince of Wales Brooch" from the collection of the Duchess of Windsor in 1987. It is expected to sell for between $400,000 and $600,000.
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Richard Burton gave Elizabeth Taylor this 8.24 carat Van Cleef & Arpels ruby and diamond ring as a Christmas gift in 1968. Estimated sale price: $1 to $1.5 million.
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    This sapphire and diamond necklace, by BVLGARI, was a 40th birthday gift from Burton to Taylor. Estimate: $600,000-800,000
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Nicknamed "The Granny Necklace," Burton gave Taylor this diamond and emerald piece by Van Cleef & Arpels -- expected to sell for between $120,000 to $180,000 -- to celebrate Taylor becoming a grandmother.
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    Known as "The Taj Mahal Diamond," this diamond hangs on a gold and ruby chain and was another gift from Burton to Taylor on her 40th birthday. Estimate: $300,000-500,000
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    A pair of pear-shaped emerald and diamond earrings weighing 9.50 and 8.44 carats by BVLGARI. Estimate: $150,000-200,000
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    A pair of diamond and multi-colored sapphire "ball" ear clips by JAR, purchased in Paris, December 2001. Estimate: $100,000 - 150,000
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    "The Ping-Pong Diamond" is a group of three diamond rings that Burton gave Taylor for winning a game of ping-pong in 1970. Estimate: $5,000-7,000
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  • Christie's Auction of Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

    A Cartier pearl, ruby and diamond necklace purchased in 1969. Estimate: $2,000,000 - 3,000,000
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