The 115 million dollar question

Q. What makes $115 million at auction?

Am sure some of you will have seen this in today’s news & know the answer;

A. Elizabeth Taylor’s jewellery.

WOW! That’s a lot of bling & a lot of $’s and I was curious about where all those millions would end up and decided to ‘google-gate’ – investigate via google.  The first headline I read as $15 million, then I looked again and saw the extra 1, $115 million, wow!

Taylor herself was known to have felt that she was “only the custodian of my jewelry. When I die and they go off to auction I hope whoever buys them gives them a really good home.”

I was happy to learn that part of the proceeds will go to The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation, which she established in 1991.

We hope whoever the new custodians are that the jewels will continue to be worn, loved and admired.





About Seba Silver

In June 2011 my wife and I opened a small store on the beautiful Dalmatian Island of Korcula. Our store (Seba Dizajn) showcases stunning filigree jewellery, all work is made on site offering you the fascinating chance to see filigree jewellery being made. Visit us at to see and purchase some of our filigree jewellery. The Seba family have been working, and creating beautiful pieces of filigree jewellery for over 500 years.
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