Elizabeth Taylor auction sets records

Associated Press
ADDS DATE OF SALE -  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.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

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The allure of owning a piece of Elizabeth Taylor's glamour drove prices sky high at a 2011 auction of the Hollywood legend's haute couture and jewelry.

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