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 diamonds... pearls... gemstones... 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...

No... not 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"...

Overwhelmed... deeply moved...

Not only were the jewels...

Magnificent... splendid...

Glittering...

They were... in fact...

Emotive... emotional...

If only ... diamonds 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-day "Cleopatra"... 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... nothing... could compare with the jewels... Richard Burton lavished... on the woman he worshipped and adored...

The emerald and diamond brooch... emerald 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 jewels... tell 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... amazingly... affection...

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.

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