"When [third husband Mike Todd] gave me this tiara, he said, 'You're my queen, and I think you should have a tiara,'" Elizabeth Taylor wrote in A Life in Jewelry. I think every woman should have a tiara!
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Elizabeth Taylor’s pearl-encrusted dress recently hit the auction block. Taylor wore the dress at her first wedding in 1950 to hotel heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton Jr. The dress was sold on June 2013 at South Kensington “Pop Culture” auction.
The legendary century pearl, La Peregrina, a gift from Philip of Spain to Mary I. A part of the crown jewels of Spain for generations and ranks as one of the most important historic pearls in the world. This pearl maybe seen, worn by Mary I.
Unpublished: Just 18 years old, Elizabeth Taylor arrives to marry hotel heir Conrad “Nicky” Hilton at the Bel-Air Country Club. This was the first of her eight marriages, and for the occasion she wore a gown given to her by MGM Studios
The Peregrina Pearl was a Valentine’s Day gift from Burton to Elizabeth Taylor. A pear-shaped natural pearl weighing in at carats, the stone was once owned by Queen Mary Tudor and was made into a stunning necklace by Cartier.