The Taylor-Burton Diamond, 1969 Her most famous gem was a 69.42-carat pear-shaped diamond that Burton purchased at auction for over $1 million. It was originally set in a ring. "But even for me it was too big," Taylor said. "So we had Cartier design a necklace." She wore the new design to the Academy Awards in 1970.
Elizabeth Taylor - simply exquisite timeless style. She was a brand, everyone knew her for her products, she was an icon in fashion, film and art. Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty and distinctive dark blue eyes.