Elizabeth Taylor auction sets records

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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, a woman displays "The Elizabeth Taylor Diamond," a 33.19 carat ring, which was a gift from Richard Burton, and worn by the actress during a press preview of Taylor's possessions at Christie's London. The piece is part of a collection available for viewing in New York on Saturday, Dec. 3. The collection will be up for auction in person and online, a first for Christie's, from Dec. 13-17. (AP Photo/Akira Suemori, 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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