FILE - This Sept. 1, 2011 file photo shows "The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond," a 33.19 carat a gift to the actress from Richard Burton at Christie's, in New York. The 33.19-carat diamond ring given to Elizabeth Taylor by actor Richard Burton sold for over $8.8 million at auction in New York Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. The ring was purchased in 1968 for $305,000. But diamond experts caution that the average diamond ring bought for a few thousand dollars by a consumer, while it will never be worthless, will not appreciate much if at all in value. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2011 file photo shows "The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond," a 33.19 carat a gift to the actress from Richard Burton at Christie's, in New York. The 33.19-carat diamond ring given to Elizabeth Taylor by actor Richard Burton sold for over $8.8 million at auction in New York Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. The ring was purchased in 1968 for $305,000. But diamond experts caution that the average diamond ring bought for a few thousand dollars by a consumer, while it will never be worthless, will not appreciate much if at all in value. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
FILE - This Sept. 1, 2011 file photo shows "The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond," a 33.19 carat a gift to the actress from Richard Burton at Christie's, in New York. The 33.19-carat diamond ring given to Elizabeth Taylor by actor Richard Burton sold for over $8.8 million at auction in New York Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. The ring was purchased in 1968 for $305,000. But diamond experts caution that the average diamond ring bought for a few thousand dollars by a consumer, while it will never be worthless, will not appreciate much if at all in value. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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