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Liz Taylor's $150M jewellery collection to go under the hammer


March 29, 2011 - New York

If sources are to be believed then late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's vast collection of jewellery will be auctioned at world-famous auction house Christie's.

The late actress's dazzling array of gems are rumored to be worth about 150 million dollars in total.

According to the sources familiar with matter, the collection would be put up for sale at Christie's, the famous British auction house, which has salesrooms in major cities across the globe, including Los Angeles, where Taylor died last week.

Luxury Jewels of Beverly Hills President and CEO Peter Sedghi, who worked with the legendary beauty on her own House of Taylor jewelry line, said that Taylor had an "amazing eye" for jewelry.

"To be honest, she knew more than I did," the New York Post quoted him as telling People mag.

"When you would show her stones, she would tell you the origin, if it's good quality, bad quality, where it came from," he added.

ANI

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