"The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond," from her estate, is a 33.19 carat, D color, VS1 clarity diamond, given to Taylor by Richard Burton and estimated at $2500000.00 - $3500000.00. It is shown in this photograph at Christie's in New York, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. Christie's auction house is selling the Hollywood legend's complete jewelry collection in New York on Dec. 13-14.
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive violet eyes.