Thursday, June 30, 2011

Liz Taylor's Jewelry Collection to Goes Tour Before Auction

If you are still missing Liz Taylor and all her fabulousness, you will soon have a chance to see her enviable jewelry collection of diamonds and and precious gems before they hit the auction block this winter.
Taylor's jewels with go on a three month international tour with a stop in Los Angeles, so you know the JBH team will be stopping by. More info on the tour inside.

New York--Auction house Christie’s has planned an international, three-month tour of highlights from the Elizabeth Taylor collection, including pieces of her jewelry, which will begin in September and include stops in Moscow, London, Los Angeles, Dubai, Paris and Hong Kong.
The tour will culminate in New York in early December with a ten-day, museum-quality exhibition of Taylor’s jewelry, fashion accessories, decorative arts and memorabilia, followed by four consecutive days of auctions.
Taylor’s jewelry will be auctioned Dec. 13 and 14 and include pieces from top design houses as well as the actress’s most elaborate custom-designed jewels.
A portion of the proceeds generated by exhibitions admissions, events and publications related to the sales will be donated to The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). Founded in 1991, ETAF provides funding to AIDS service organizations throughout the world to assist those living with HIV and AIDS.
Estimates and specifics of auction items will be available in early fall.
SOURCE: National Jeweler
I know I will be there drooling over the stash. Check back for an on the scene report here at ~vK

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