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Twenty Photos from the Elizabeth Taylor Auction at Christie's

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In a few weeks, Christie's will begin to auction off a trove of Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry, couture, art, and Oscars. Before then, though, they're letting the viewing public get a good look at the collection, which includes the Elizabeth Taylor diamond (worth something like $3.5 million) and a $3 million Cartier necklace. Take a spin through the goods above, or check out the online auction, which runs December 3 through 17 and includes such fripperies as a Van Cleef & Arpels flashlight.

Want to see the jewels in person? Tickets cost $30 and must be purchased in advance. Get them here, and keep in mind that there's a good-cause component to that high price: Part of the proceeds will go to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS foundation.
· Elizabeth Taylor at Auction [Racked NY]
· The Collection of Elizabeth Taylor [Christie's]
· Elizabeth Taylor Auction Exhibit Sparkles at Christie's [DNAinfo]