Photos of the auction setting are incredible with great black and white photos of Elizabeth Taylor. All proceeds will be directed to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). The reason for the success of this auction collection, according to Francois Curie International Christie's Asia,
“The extraordinary results of the first jewelry sale are a tribute to Elizabeth Taylor's expert eye for fine gemstones and jewels, as well as her stature as a legendary star and inspiring philanthropist ." and
“For many, there was both the desire to share in the stories behind Elizabeth Taylor’s iconic jewels and to dream of perhaps acquiring one. For others, the sale provided the opportunity to purchase unique jewels, which brought Elizabeth Taylor such joy and reflect her remarkable taste and connoisseurship. - Christi Auction House News.