The 45 Most Gorgeous, Famous Gems of All Time - The Cut Queen Marie of Romania’s Sapphire The sapphire was purchased by King Ferdinand of Romania for Queen Marie in It was the largest sapphire ever offered at Christie's auction
Wallis, the Duchess of Windsor's diamond Prince of Wales Brooch. Elizabeth Taylor bought it after Wallis' death at the auction of the Duchess' jewels in the in honor of Richard Burton. After the death of Elizabeth Taylor it was auctioned in December
The Mike Todd Antique Diamond Earrings - Elizabeth Taylor fell in love with these earrings while visiting Paris with Mike Todd, but the original stones were paste. Mike Todd later surprised her by having them remade with diamonds.