Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Taylor

 

Her illustrious career, stunning beauty and red hot temperament have cemented her place in movie and fashion history. Today, Elizabeth Taylor would have turned  83 years young. Here, a look back at a few of our favorite photos of Ms. Taylor, plus a peek at the jewels that would make the Queen of Baubles proud.

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor Inspired Jewelry

Elizabeth Taylor Inspired JewelryTiffany & Co. Flame Diamond and Pearl Earrings, $59,000

Cartier 1950’s Undulating Fringe Necklace, $145,000

18th Century Diamond Girandole Earrings, $145,000

Bulgari Diamond Engagement Ring, $250,000

Cartier Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, $161,000

Bulgari Emerald and Diamond Bracelet, $85,000

Van Cleef & Arpels Burmese Ruby Diamond Gold Ring, $65,000

Cartier 1929 Diamond and Platinum Necklace, $82,500

Van Cleef & Arpels Natural Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Price Upon Request

Elizabeth Taylor’s Personal Cartier Necklace went for $11,842,500 at Christie’s Auctions