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Sat, 15 Oct 2011

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Collection - Part Three

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Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Collection - Part Three
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By Erika W.

Highlights from the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Exhibition

From the Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir to multi-hued sapphire "ball" earrings by JAR, Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry is as diverse as her on-screen personas and marriages. It is a rare treat to see these jewels in one room, so we highly recommend a visit to one of the following exhibitions. Proceeds from ticket sales support The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

October 13-16, Los Angeles, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood

October 23, Dubai, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road

November 11-12, Geneva, Four Seasons Hotel, 33 quai des Bergues

November 16-17, Christie's Paris, 9 avenue Matignon

November 24-27, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wanchai

December 3-12, Christie's New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir, detail

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By Erika W.

Highlights from the Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry Exhibition

From the Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir to multi-hued sapphire "ball" earrings by JAR, Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry is as diverse as her on-screen personas and marriages. It is a rare treat to see these jewels in one room, so we highly recommend a visit to one of the following exhibitions. Proceeds from ticket sales support The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.

October 13-16, Los Angeles, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood

October 23, Dubai, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road

November 11-12, Geneva, Four Seasons Hotel, 33 quai des Bergues

November 16-17, Christie's Paris, 9 avenue Matignon

November 24-27, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wanchai

December 3-12, Christie's New York, 20 Rockefeller Plaza


The Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir and Trombino Ring

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Bulgari Sapphire Sautoir, detail

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Bulgari Sapphire Trombino Ring

The Bulgari sapphire and diamond sautoir is set with a sugarloaf cabochon sapphire weighing 52.72 carats. The Trombino ring was added to her collection a bit later as the perfect complement to the sautoir. The Art Deco style sautoir and Trombino ring will be auctioned at Christie's Evening Sale on December 13, 2011 in New York.


Sapphire "Ball" Ear Clips by JAR

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - JAR Sapphire Ear Clips

Designed by Joel Arthur Rosenthal, (known as JAR) these multi-hued sapphire ball ear clips are expected to fetch $100,000-$150,000 at Christie's Sale.


Jean Schlumberger Sapphire and Diamond Brooch and Ear Clips

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Jean Schlumberger Sapphire and Diamond Brooch

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Jean Schlumberger Sapphire and Diamond Ear Clips

Designed by Jean Schlumberger of Tiffany & Co., the sapphire and diamond orchid brooch and starfish earrings have selling estimates of $70,000-100,000 and $12,000-15,000.


The King Farouk Bracelet

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Art Deco Egyptian Revival Bracelet

Made circa 1925, this Art Deco Egyptian revival bracelet is expected to fetch $500,000-700,000.


Art Deco Diamond Bow Brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Art Deco Diamond Bow Brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels

Circa 1925, this Art Deco diamond bow brooch has a selling estimate of $60,000-80,000.


Antique Diamond Earrings

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Antique Diamond Earrings

Are you with me old cut lovers? Breathtaking. This pair of antique diamond earrings will be auctioned at Christie's Evening Sale.


Diamond Earrings and Necklace by Cartier

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Diamond Earrings by Cartier

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Diamond Necklace by Cartier

Elizabeth Taylor wore the Cartier diamond earrings (of her own design) to her 8th and final wedding at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in 1991. The actress married construction worker Larry Fortensky and divorced five years later.


The "Granny" Necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - The Granny Necklace

Elizabeth Taylor became a grandmother at the age of 39, so naturally, she needed a Granny necklace to mark the occasion. Richard Burton gave her the necklace and said, "Wow! You are so beautiful; nobody is going to believe you're a grandmother.‟ The Van Cleef & Arpels diamond necklace is estimated to sell for $120,00-180,000 at Christie's Sale.


Yellow Diamond Ring by Bulgari

Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition - Colored Diamond Ring by Bulgari

This Bulgari yellow diamond ring is expected to fetch between $120,000-180,000 at auction.


To see more of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection visit:

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry, A Pricescope Love Affair - Part One

Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Collection - Part Two, Charms



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