Jewelry worn by celebrities is now becoming the most sought after fashion statement. Audrey Hepburn made Tiffany jewelry famous Copies of Bad Pitt’s wedding ring sold out Jennifer Lopez’s engagement ring with pink diamonds sold out
Elvis diamond ring sold for 50K on eBay
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Elvis Presley 10k gold ring, size 10 3/4, contains 56 diamonds. The diamonds are set within a tiered octagonal design. The ring was given to Sam Thompson by Elvis. Thompson was Elvis’ bodyguard and the brother of Elvis’ girlfriend Linda Thompson. It is accompanied with a letter from Thompson authenticating. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Sold for $13,750
Elvis Presley 14k gold ring has an open front, squared-back band that creates the number “10”. The “1” is a rectangular design containing 3 diamonds. The “0” is a large black cabochon star sapphire weighing approximately 2.5 carats, surrounded by 13 diamonds. Ring, size 9, is accompanied by a letter from Richard Davis, a prominent employee of Elvis, which states in part: “This 14k gold and diamond ring with black star sapphire belonged to Elvis. He liked the ring because it looked like the number 10 when being worn. When I saw this ring I made a comment on how I liked it so he gave it to me.” Estimate $10,000 – $15,000
Sold for $15,000
Elvis Presley owned Indian Head ring gifted by Elvis to Tom Hulett who, with Colonel Parker, managed Elvis’ live performances in the 1970s. Twenty-six round diamonds weighing approximately 1-ct. surround the Indian Head coin. Size 8½ ring is set in gold. The coin reverse is visible from the underside of the mounting. Estimate s $20,000 – $25,000
Sold for $22,500
Elvis gave TCB necklaces to those close to him. This one is gifted to Sam Thompson brother of Elvis’ girlfriend Linda. The TCB pendant was made by Elvis’ jeweler Lowell Hays. TCB is an acronym for “Taking Care of Business.” Estimate is $12,000 – $15,000 Sold for $11,750
A massive 14KT gold vintage ring featuring a beautiful huge crystal opal surrounded by approximately 1.25ct of VS diamonds. Purchased by Elvis at Thunderbird Jewelers in Vegas early 1970’s and worn both on and off stage. With a color photograph of Elvis wearing the ring on his pinkie finger on stage at the Las Vegas Hilton in July of 1974, wearing a straw hat with a banner reading “Elvis for President.” With a letter of provenance from Elvis aide Richard Davis. Sold for US$9,000
Elvis Jewelry – Elvis TCB Necklace – One night while sitting in his bedroom of his personal jet, Lisa Marie Elvis tore open an envelope and thinking carefully penned what has become known as the TCB Oath. Thereafter, anyone who was presented with a TCB necklace was given a copy of the TCB Oath.
Elvis wore one of the original TCB necklaces personally. He gave one to his Aunt Delta to keep for him. The original TCB’s were expensive and first class, explains Red West. “Elvis gave them to those of us who were around him, like myself, Joe Esposito. After awhile , as they became popular and Elvis began giving them out more and more of them, they got cheaper in material. When I gave my original one to Red Foxx , Elvis turned around and gave me another. I do believe Travis Tritt has my second TCB pendant now”
Sam Thompson, Linda’s brother and former Elvis bodyguard recalls the night Elvis presented him with his TCB Elvis designed jewelry. “I was downstairs at Graceland in November 1976 and Elvis sent Linda down asking me to come to Elvis’ bedroom, that he was very upset with me. I was worried as I climbed the stairs. “I was downstairs at Graceland in November 1976 and Elvis sent Linda down asking me to come to Elvis’ bedroom, that he was very upset with me. I was worried as I climbed the stairs.
“When I walked in their was Elvis, Linda, Billy and Jo Smith and Elvis broke into a smile. He took the TCB gold necklace/pendant out of a box and put it around my neck and then he read the TCB Oath and put his arms around me and hugged me.” In March 1977, Sam’s wife Louise was presented her TLC pendant. The Thompsons are among the few husband and wife teams who have both the TCB and TLC necklaces.
The TCB Oath: More self respect, more respect for fellow man, respect for fellow students & instructors respect for all styles & techniques. Body conditioning, mental conditioning, meditation for calming & willing of the mind & body Sharpen your skills increases mental awareness for all those who might choose a new outlook and personal philosophy freedom from constipation
Elvis’ platinum wedding band is decorated by eight baguette-cut diamonds set within a border of sixteen full-cut diamonds, for a total weight of 1.65 carats. Ring size is 8. Elvis, wanted the ring made with a row of eight baguette down the center and two rows of eight round diamonds because number 8 was Elvis’ lucky number.