Miniature. “Khusraw Beholding Shirin Bathing” India, Deccan, Hyderabad; c. 1720-1740
On her wedding day, Queen Elizabeth received quite the sparkly avalanche of presents. Among the spoils were a diamond tiara and matching necklace from the Nizam of Hyderabad. Made by Cartier, the design is appropriately based on English roses.
India silver rupee
Chowmahalla Palace,Hyderabad, India.
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, India
Chowmahalla Palace complex - Hyderabad, India
he ruled Arcot as Subadar, under the Nizam of Hyderabad. He had magnificent diamonds and very large pearls.
Paigah Tombs, Hyderabad by Andrew & Steph, via Flickr
Inside Golconda Fort Hyderabad
Nizam of Hyderabad Jewllery by crazymaq, via Flickr