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Cursed precious stones. Elizabeth Taylor wearing La Peregrina pearl

Hollywood diva, one of the most beautiful women of the time, Elizabeth Taylor wearing La Peregrina pearl. Cursed precious stones

Cursed precious stones
Sometimes precious stones hold mystery, especially famous. However, some are infamous for the misfortune they’re believed to attract to their owners. Among them – La Peregrina pearl, which Elizabeth Taylor proudly showed off during her cameo of the 1969 film “Anne of a Thousand Days.” The gem is believed to be cursed (The Curse of Divorce).
In December 2011 the pearl La Peregrina was sold as part of Elizabeth Taylor’s collection for a record price of more than $11 million at Christie’s in New York.

La Peregrina pearl

Famous La Peregrina pearl

Richard Burton bought La Peregrina pearl at a Sotheby’s auction in 1969 and gave it to his wife, Elizabeth Taylor, as a Valentine’s Day present. The couple married and divorced twice — with their second marriage lasting only nine months. Elizabeth Taylor held on to the pearl and married a total of eight times.

Cursed precious stones