Liz Taylor – Her Legendary Jewellery at Christie’s

Elizabeth Taylor

Her… legendary

Jewellery

Her… collection… The “Crown Jewels of Hollywood“…

A lifetime of

Glamour

Passion

Enduring love

Having been invited by Christie’s Paris to attend “The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition Tour“… a series of public exhibitions devoted to the legendary star’s legacy… culminating in four consecutive days of sales, scheduled from the 13th to the 16th of December at Christie‘s New York galleries… which will make auction history

They displayed her iconic collection of diamondspearlsgemstones… as well as historic jewels and gifts

I was overcome… with mingled emotions of curiosity… but also… guilt

Guilt“… because I must confess I have never been a huge fan of Miss Taylor…

Nonot even a fan

It was Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn… (in “Sabrina”)… Marlene Dietrich, Ava Gardner… (in “Mogambo“)… Ingrid Bergman, Rita Hayworth… (in “Gilda“)… to name but a few of the Legends of Cinema who riveted and mesmerised

However, finding myself… “up close and personal”… with Taylor’s jewellery at Christie’s… (who exhibited and displayed her private collection of jewellery brilliantly)…

I was… “bouleversée“…

Overwhelmeddeeply moved

Not only were the jewels

Magnificentsplendid

Glittering

They were… in fact

Emotive… emotional…

If onlydiamonds could speak

They would tell us of a… notorious epic

A celebrated

Love affair

That commanded… the attention of the world

Le Scandale”

The divine but tormented love of…

Taylor and Burton

A love too big to last“…

A passion... that shocked then… reverberates… still today

A furious love“…

Blissful…

Divine…

Yet ultimately

Heartbreaking

Admiring the exhibition of jewels… especially “The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond“… the flawless Krupp diamond ring of 33.19 carats… a gift from her beloved Richard

Was breathtakingly beautiful

Heart achingly… moving

Heart-wrenchingly… thrilling

One could… palpate their mutual

Adoration

Passion

Liz Taylor… the violet-eyed beauty… the modern-dayCleopatra“… also received many gifts of spectacular jewels from her third husband Mike Todd… a pair of ruby earrings… pendant … as well as a ruby diamond bracelet… by Cartier… as well as from many of her friends and admirers

But nothing… nothingcould compare with the jewelsRichard Burton lavished… on the woman he worshipped and adored

The emerald and diamond broochemerald and diamond necklace and ring by Bulgari… are truly beyond words

His antique sapphire and diamond brooch… the ruby and diamond ring of 8.24 carats by Van Cleef & Arpels… are spell-binding.

Burton’s… ravishing gifts of love… to his Goddess

The jewelstell their tale

A tale of…

Indescribable Love

A tale of… twin souls

Who loved

Fought

Adored

Divorced

But ultimately…

Burton and Taylor

Liz and Richard…

Shared something priceless… beyond the drama… the jewels… the extravagance

An enduring love“…

Leaving the unforgettable collection of jewels at Christie’s… and the legendary Liz Taylor

Whose lifestyle never appealed

Incredibly… Surprisingly… I felt

Warmth… and… amazinglyaffection

For the… iconic movie star...

Who was…

An entire galaxy“…

A… Star

A… woman

With a heart

Who…

Loved… and… lived

To the

FULL

a.

One thought on “Liz Taylor – Her Legendary Jewellery at Christie’s

  • 15th November 2011 at 10:36 pm
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    A spellbinding write up on Elizabeth Taylors jewelles. Brilliant, your post just sparkles…

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