Gloria Swanson was the “IT” girl of her time. Her movies are classics and her acting exceptional. The superstar of silent films was the highest paid actress in the mid1920s and rumored to have a jewellery budget of $500,000 a year.
One such gems that caught people’s attention was her engagement ring. It was a 5.1carat, rectangular cut diamond ring. In 2011, Christie’s Jewels Department estimated the ring’s value before aution at US $97,377 to US$139,110.