This month, Christie's will auction the late actress's world famous collection of diamond jewelry. Her acquisitions of legendary bracelets, rings, and necklaces made headlines. Richard Burton was the man that gave her many of the pieces being sold, and his passion for Taylor became as famous as their movies.
Taylor also put her love of diamonds to good use and created one of the biggest fragrance empires in the world. White Diamonds is continuously a best seller around the world. The perfume was a brilliant marketing concept. Her love of diamonds was famous, which made people buy the fragrance, which made Taylor very rich, which gave her the ability to buy even more diamonds - Amazing!
The auction preview is open to the public, but tickets must be purchased in advance and are selling out FAST - click TICKETS if you can make it to the show in NYC. The actual auction starts December 14th. If you can't get tickets have no fear, you can see all the pieces in the comfort of your own home! Click DIAMONDS to preview the sale now.