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The new Lifetime original movie "Liz & Dick" has three stars, according to costume designer Sal Perez:  Lindsay Lohan/Elizabeth Taylor, Grant Bowler/Richard Burton and the jewels.

"We had an entire budget just to re-create jewelry," Perez tells Zap2it. "We needed to have the Taylor-Burton diamond, which he gave to her as a ring and was made into a necklace, so those two pieces, the Krupp diamond and La Peregrina pearl."

Taylor's diamonds, hair and cleavage all play a large role in her iconic style, but it is the balance she struck between elegance and extravagance that sets her apart.

"There are so many photos of her, and her look was effortless and fabulous," Perez says. "She took something very simple, and it was the way she carried herself that made it spectacular.

"She was bold and fearless," he continues. "You see her in lace fitted T-shirt and »

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