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The V&A Maharaja exhibition shines a light on the lavish manner in which India’s royal courts lived their daily lives and features turban jewels and jewellery commissioned from Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels in the Century. By Julia Neel

Udaipur has the world’s oldest unbroken ruling lineage, with the current Maharana (synonymous with Maharaja) of Udaipur being the 76th...

Udaipur has the world’s oldest unbroken ruling lineage, with the current Maharana (synonymous with Maharaja) of Udaipur being the 76th...

Turban ornament, India or Pakistan, early 18th century, set with rubies, emeralds, pale beryls and diamonds.

Turban ornament, India or Pakistan, early 18th century, set with rubies, emeralds, pale beryls and diamonds.

Indian Multistrand Pearl, Jaipur Enamel, Emerald Bead, Foiled-Back Colored Stone and Diamond Necklace.

Indian Multistrand Pearl, Jaipur Enamel, Emerald Bead, Foiled-Back Colored Stone and Diamond Necklace.

A gem-set gold Turban Ornament (Jigha)   North India, Mughal, 18th Century

A gem-set gold Turban Ornament (Jigha) North India, Mughal, 18th Century