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The Taylor-Burton June 06 2010, 0 Comments

  • The Taylor-Burton is a diamond made

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    famous when purchased by actor Richard Burton for his wife Elizabeth Taylor in 1969, receiving worldwide publicity for its size and value.

  • The original rough diamond weighed 241 carats (48 g).
  • It was cut by Harry Winston to 69.42 carats (13.88 g) in the shape of a pear.

  • Richard Burton purchased the diamond for his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, who wore it publicly for the first time at Princess Grace of Monaco's 40th birthday celebration.
  • After their divorce, Taylor auctioned the diamond in 1978 for $5,000,000, which was used to build a hospital in Botswana.

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="252" caption="Elizabeth Taylor wearing the Taylor Burton Diamond "][/caption]

Information was referenced from Wikipedia - Taylor Burton Diamond


Iconic Glamour May 25 2010, 0 Comments

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="250" caption=""You could always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you." -Audrey Hepburn"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="410" caption=""Diamonds are a girl's best friend." -Marilyn Monroe"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="252" caption=""Big girls need big diamonds." -Elizabeth Taylor"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="413" caption=""Don't call me an icon. I'm just a mother trying to help." -Princess Diana"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="498" caption=""I don't want to dress up a picture with just my face." -Grace Kelly "][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="216" caption=""The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship." -Jackie O"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption=""It's so nice to get flowers while you can still smell the fragrance." -Lena Horne"][/caption]

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="260" caption=""One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without." -Queen Elizabeth I"][/caption]