This past Tuesday, the iconic actress' famous pearls and diamonds sold for roughly $116 million at Christies, oblitarating the record of the previous single collection back in 1987 of the Duchess of Windsor's jewels.
|La Peregrina Necklace|
Some of Burtons other great gifts to Taylor included a 33.19-carat diamond bought in 1968 which sold for $8,818,500 to South Korean hotel conglomerate Eland World which will go on display in one of Eland World’s hotels.
Other pieces includes The Taj Mahal Diamond, yet another Burton to Taylor Gift for her 40th birthday and a Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby & Diamond ring given to her for Christmas in 1968.
Christie's were amazed at the auction which has set numerous records. The sale was still continuing with some of Taylor's haute couture