VERDURA~ Sapphire and Diamond necklace with large natural baroque Pearl drop pendant.
The Taylor-Burton Diamond, 1969 Her most famous gem was a 69.42-carat pear-shaped diamond that Burton purchased at auction for over $1 million. It was originally set in a ring. "But even for me it was too big," Taylor said. "So we had Cartier design a necklace." She wore the new design to the Academy Awards in 1970.
PROPERTY OF A NOBLE LADY: A NATURAL PEARL, SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND NECKLACE. The single-strand composed of 39 natural pearls, to the oval-cut sapphire and rose-cut diamond double cluster clasp, mounted in platinum and gold.