We knew her as one of the few to have violet-colored eyes. I recall seeing her first in the movie National Velvet as a young girl. Now I find myself fascinated with her jewels (only natural). An interesting article regarding some of her amazing jewelry collection which Christie's will auction, along with other possessions. The value of the jewelry alone is @ $150 million.
Click on A CLOSER LOOK at the bottom of the article to read more facts surrounding some of her treasures. Some of them were gifts by her husband Richard Burton for simply swimming laps in the pool, beating him in table-tennis or just a "Saturday night gift". We will miss her talent, beauty and charitable heart to help others and give back.