Elizabeth Taylor 1932-2011

Elizabeth Taylor's Fabulous Fashions & Jewels

From the sublime to the jaw-dropping – that 69-carat diamond! – the Oscar winner never met a gorgeous dress, a pair of hot pants or a big stone that she didn't like

STAYING POWER

While men came and went, the more than 50-carat, pear-shaped La Peregrina Pearl – a gift from Richard Burton – never lost its hold on Taylor. She wore it for the rest of her life, including this appearance in 1992.