Elizabeth Taylor's jewels auctioned in New York
A collection of jewels owned by late actress Dame Elizabeth Taylor is being auctioned at Christie's in New York.
A necklace containing a huge 16th-Century pearl once worn by European royalty has sold for a record price of more than $11m (£7.1m).
Nearly 400 dresses the actress wore to premieres and movie awards will also go under the hammer as well as the 269 items of jewellery. Laura Trevelyan reports.
14 Dec 2011
- From the section Entertainment & Arts