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Elizabeth Taylor's diamond at center of legal battle
Elizabeth Taylor's diamond at center of legal battle

It was once a symbol of love — a birthday gift from one movie icon to another. Now Elizabeth Taylor's heart-shaped diamond known as the "Taj Mahal" is at the center of a legal squabble between the trustees of the glamorous actress' estate and Christie's auction house. The precious stone — given by her then-husband Richard Burton on her 40th birthday — was among an array of items in Taylor's immense collection of jewelry and other belongings that were sold by the New York auction house in 2011 and 2012. The diamond pendant sold for more than $8 million to an anonymous buyer after Taylor died in 2011. The...

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