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Caitlin Petreycik
Sep 08, 2011 @ 3:55 pm

Elizabeth Taylor’s dazzling jewelry collection is almost on the auction block! New York auction house Christies just announced a date: Beginning December 13th, it will put a total of 269 jewels up for bid, estimated to be worth more than $30 million. Among the sparklers are Taylor's 33.19-carat Asscher-cut Krupp Diamond, her 16th-century La Peregrina pearl, and the Bulgari emerald and diamond necklace gifted by Richard Burton (shown). The auction will take place over five days in December.

PLUS! See some of the screen legend’s most famous jewels in the gallery!

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