The Auction held yesterday for the collection of Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry, achieved a total of $115.9 million, setting the record as the most valuable collection of jewelry sold at an auction.
In fact, 7 world records were achieved at the auction, including price per carat for a colorless diamond, a pair of pearl earrings, emerald jewel and more.
“La Peregrina” which was Elizabeth Taylor’s pearl necklace designed by Cartier was estimated to sell at $2 million and sold for $11.8 million!
Taylor’s stunning $33.19 carat D color, flawless Asscher cut diamond ring with two diamonds adorning the sides, was sold for $8.8 million- estimated to sell for $2.5 million. This diamond ring was a birthday present from Richard Burton- Elizabeth wore this ring almost every day.