05 July 2020

The Nightly Necklace: The Cartier La Peregrina Necklace

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor wears the diamond, ruby, and pearl necklace setting she designed with Cartier's Al Durante to showcase La Peregrina (one of the most important royal heirloom pearls in the world!) for a screening of Giant as part of the Cinema Against AIDS Benefit during the 56th International Cannes Film Festival, May 2003; the necklace (including La Peregrina) sold at auction in December 2011 for $11.8 million