The King adored bling, as is common knowledge. Throughout his life, the late rock and roll legend Elvis Presley, better known by his stage name, gathered a sizable collection; now, a significant portion of it is going up for auction.
On August 27, a special GWS Auctions sale will include the valued items that the “Hound Dog” singer presented to Colonel Tom Parker, his manager. Its 193 items, which range from gold rings and cufflinks to watches and chains, are together referred to as the “Lost Jewelry Collection of Elvis Presley and Colonel Tom Parker.”
The solid 14-karat yellow-gold TCB ring, which the King personally owned and created, is a glaring outlier (starting bid: $500,000). It has a huge stone in the center with the letters “TCB” and two sizable lightening bolts covered in diamonds. TCB stands for “taking care of business,” one of Presley’s favorite phrases. The TCB ring that star created with the now-famous pattern was the first of several that she would create.
Priscilla Presley, the musician’s former wife, reportedly contributed many of the pieces, according to Reuters. “Well, it brings back memories for sure,” Presley said to the media. Below are some of his priced possessions going to auction.