The Crown Jewels Of Hollywood

The Mike Todd Diamond Tiara An Antique Diamond Tiara, circa 1880 Gift from Mike Todd, 1957 Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Mike Todd Diamond Tiara An Antique Diamond Tiara, circa 1880 Gift from Mike Todd, 1957 Estimate: $60,000-80,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond, of 33.19 carats D Color, Potentially Internally Flawless Gift from Richard Burton, May 16, 1968 Estimate: $2,500,000-3,500,000.Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond, of 33.19 carats D Color, Potentially Internally Flawless Gift from Richard Burton, May 16, 1968 Estimate: $2,500,000-3,500,000.Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Earrings Estimate: $80,000 – 120,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Earrings Estimate: $80,000 – 120,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Bracelet Estimate: $150,000 – 200,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Bracelet Estimate: $150,000 – 200,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Necklace Estimate: $200,000 – 300,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Cartier Ruby Suite was a gift from Mike Todd, August 1957. Necklace Estimate: $200,000 – 300,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
A Pair of Diamond and Multi-Colored Sapphire “Ball” Ear Clips by JAR. Purchased in Paris, Dec. 2001. Estimate: $100,000 – 150,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction A Pair of Diamond and Multi-Colored Sapphire “Ball” Ear Clips by JAR. Purchased in Paris, Dec. 2001. Estimate: $100,000 – 150,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Ping Pong Diamond Rings A Group of Three Diamond Rings Gift from Richard Burton for winning a game of ping-pong, circa 1970. Estimate: $5,000-7,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Ping Pong Diamond Rings A Group of Three Diamond Rings Gift from Richard Burton for winning a game of ping-pong, circa 1970. Estimate: $5,000-7,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
A Charm Bracelet, with 20 assorted charms. Estimate: $25,000 – 35,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction A Charm Bracelet, with 20 assorted charms. Estimate: $25,000 – 35,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Taj Mahal Diamond. Circa 1627 – 28 Gold and Ruby Chain, by Cartier. Gift from Richard Burton, for Elizabeth Taylor’s 40th birthday, 1972. Estimate: $300,000 – 500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Taj Mahal Diamond. Circa 1627 – 28 Gold and Ruby Chain, by Cartier. Gift from Richard Burton, for Elizabeth Taylor’s 40th birthday, 1972. Estimate: $300,000 – 500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The “Night of the Iguana” Brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Gift from Richard Burton, August 11, 1964. Estimate: $200,000 – 300,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The “Night of the Iguana” Brooch, by Jean Schlumberger, Tiffany & Co. Gift from Richard Burton, August 11, 1964. Estimate: $200,000 – 300,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967. Ring estimate: $600,000 -800,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967. Ring estimate: $600,000 -800,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Prince of Wales Brooch. A diamond brooch, circa 1935 From the Collection of the Duchess of Windsor Purchased by Elizabeth Taylor at auction, April 1987.  Estimate: $400,000 – 600,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Prince of Wales Brooch. A diamond brooch, circa 1935 From the Collection of the Duchess of Windsor Purchased by Elizabeth Taylor at auction, April 1987. Estimate: $400,000 – 600,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967 Necklace estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000 Pendant estimate: $500,000 – 700,000 Ring estimate: $600,000 -800,000 Bracelet estimate: $300,000 – 500,000 Earrings estimate: $150,000-200,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967 Necklace estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000 Pendant estimate: $500,000 – 700,000 Ring estimate: $600,000 -800,000 Bracelet estimate: $300,000 – 500,000 Earrings estimate: $150,000-200,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967 Necklace estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967 Necklace estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967. Pendant estimate: $500,000 – 700,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The BVLGARI Emerald Suite A Suite of Emerald and Diamond Jewelry, By BVLGARI Gifts from Richard Burton, 1962-1967. Pendant estimate: $500,000 – 700,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
A Sapphire and Diamond Sautoir, by BVLGARI Gift from Richard Burton, 1972. Estimate: $600,000 – 800,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction A Sapphire and Diamond Sautoir, by BVLGARI Gift from Richard Burton, 1972. Estimate: $600,000 – 800,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
A Ruby and Diamond Ring, of 8.24 carats By Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, Christmas 1968. Estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction A Ruby and Diamond Ring, of 8.24 carats By Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, Christmas 1968. Estimate: $1,000,000 – 1,500,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
La Peregrina – The Legendary Pearl 16th Century Pearl Ruby and Diamond Necklace designed by Elizabeth Taylor, with Al Durante of Cartier Gift from Richard Burton, January 23, 1969 Estimate: $2,000,000 – 3,000,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction La Peregrina – The Legendary Pearl 16th Century Pearl Ruby and Diamond Necklace designed by Elizabeth Taylor, with Al Durante of Cartier Gift from Richard Burton, January 23, 1969 Estimate: $2,000,000 – 3,000,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The “Granny” Suite. A Set of Diamond and Gold “Barquerolles” Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, 1971. Ear pendants estimate: $25,000 – 35,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The “Granny” Suite. A Set of Diamond and Gold “Barquerolles” Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, 1971. Ear pendants estimate: $25,000 – 35,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The “Granny” Suite. A Set of Diamond and Gold “Barquerolles” Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, 1971.Necklace estimate: $120,000 – 180,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The “Granny” Suite. A Set of Diamond and Gold “Barquerolles” Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels Gift from Richard Burton, 1971.Necklace estimate: $120,000 – 180,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
The Edith Head Necklace. A Gold Necklace with ivory opera passes, circa 18th and 19th centuries Gift from the Estate of Edith Head. Estimate: $1,500 – 2,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.
Elizabeth Taylor's Jewelry Goes To Auction The Edith Head Necklace. A Gold Necklace with ivory opera passes, circa 18th and 19th centuries Gift from the Estate of Edith Head. Estimate: $1,500 – 2,000. Elizabeth Taylor's dazzling jewelry collection, worth an estimated $30 million, is heading to the auction block later this year. The iconic pieces, featuring rubies, diamonds, emeralds and sapphires, will be sold at New York's Chrisite's auction house on Dec. 13-14.

Latest Galleries

Off to the Races Food & Wine Tasting Fundraiser The Race for the Arts premiere event was on August 20th at the California State Railroad Museum. The 18th Annual Race will be on August 27th at William Land Park. Race for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness and increases audiences for California nonprofit performing, literary, cultural, and visual arts organizations, along with school music, literary, drama, and art programs.
Sacramento Region Business BBQ in the Vineyards and NetworkingBBQ in the Vineyards is the region's signature political event for networking. Many business, community, civic, and elected leaders attended the outdoor event at THE OLD SUGAR MILL, Clarksburg on August 18th. This event is a prime opportunity to connect with other members and the leaders who make decisions that affect your business. Region Business mission is advancing regional economic growth and vitality, promoting sustainable communities and creating jobs for the future.
Gallery: US Women's Basketball Team Wins Sixth Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal, Beats Spain 101-72US women's basketball team wins sixth consecutive Olympic gold medal, beats Spain 101-72.
Sacramento Railyards Grand Opening Celebration “The new roads will complete the Central City circulation system by providing close connections to downtown Sacramento, Old Sacramento, the Sacramento riverfront, the River District, and the future site of the 244-acre Railyards urban infill mixed-use development.” The ceremony was held on August 19th on the 5th Street Bridge and to celebrate the opening of 5th Street, 6th Street, and Railyards Boulevard. Event speakers included Congresswoman Doris Matsui, Councilmember Jeff Harris, City Manager John Shirey, Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty, and managing Partner of Downtown Railyard Venture Larry Kelley.
Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Gets 18 Years
Ryan Lochte At Rio Olympics
Johnny Depp And Amber Heard During Happier Times
A Picture-Perfect Test Garden In SonomaThis green space spans a quarter acre and is where staff now grow an interesting variety of plants and trees while experimenting with design techniques to keep visitors fed with fresh ideas. (Photos by Nha Nguyen)

One Comment

  1. Cats says:

    Dearest Catherine,

    I would be happy to represent you at the auction. Unless, of course, you plan to attend and personally select your “favs.” I’ve marked my calendar. This ring seems to be perfect for your collection.

    Love, Auntie J

  2. ALINE says:

    BEAUTIES!! ALL PIECES ARE BEAUTIFUL AND PERFECT. I WISH I COULD AFFORD THE PRICE OF WALES BEROOCH. BUT TO WHO EVER WILL WIN THE PERTICULAR BROOCH OR ANY OTHER PIECE I WISH THE BEST. LIZ TAYLOR WAS ROYALTY!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Sacramento

Tickets to aftershock now on sale
Follow Us On Facebook

Listen Live