Maharaja Bhupendra Singh of Patiala wearing his fourteen strand natural pearl necklace and royal jewels.

The Magnificent Maharajas of India

Maharaja Bhupendra Singh of Patiala wearing his fourteen strand natural pearl necklace and royal diamond necklace.

Two Sarpeches (Turban Ornaments) for a Boy Object Name: Turban ornaments Date: late 18th century Geography: India, Deccan, Hyderabad Culture: Islamic Medium: Diamonds, gold setting

Two Sarpeches (Turban Ornaments) for a Boy Object Name: Turban ornaments Date: late century Geography: India, Deccan, Hyderabad Culture: Islamic Medium: Diamonds, gold setting

Detail from an Indian state cap reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862) who was a descendent of the Mughal Dynasty. King Zafar succeeded to the throne of Delhi in 1837 but was imprisoned in 1858 by the British after the 1857 revolution. Medium: Gold wire embroidery, feathers, rubies, pearls and emeralds.

Detail from an Indian state cap reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King…

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Sahebzada Salabath Jah Sahebzadi Ahmed Unnisa, son and daughter of The Nizam VI.

DIAMOND, RUBY AND EMERALD PENDANT, probably India ca. 1920. Pink gold. Very attractive, drop-shaped, florally open-worked pendant, set with 15 Burma rubies weighing ca. 1.00 ct, 14 emeralds and 55 rose-cut diamonds in different shapes weighing ca. 2.00 ct. The lower part with 1 bellflower, set with 1 oval rose-cut diamond of ca. 0.10 ct. On the back, fine florally engraved, closed settings. by Koller Auctions.

Diamond, Ruby & Emerald Pendant -- Circa 1920 -- India -- Via Koller Auctions

Indian Hair Pin or Turban Ornament Bodkin Style with Pierced Design and Glass…

Indian Hair Pin or Turban Ornament Bodkin Style with Pierced Design from spanishcomb on Ruby Lane

AN INDIAN GEM SET AND DIAMOND JADE PENDANT   The carved celadon-coloured jade pendant inset with carved and foiled glass cabochons, further enhanced with rose-cut diamonds set in gold mounts

AN INDIAN GEM SET AND DIAMOND JADE PENDANT The carved celadon-coloured jade pendant inset with carved and foiled glass cabochons, further enhanced with rose-cut diamonds set in gold mounts

Mirza Mohd Ali Beg. Nizams of Hyderabad  are owners of the best collection of jewels in the world.

Painting of a Knight (Grand Commander.) of the Star of India, in mantle and full regalia (dormant order.

The famous Baroda Diamond Necklace. This magnificent ceremonial necklace with diamonds and emeralds was worn by the Maharaja (King) of Baroda, India in the 1860s. It was said to have been broken up in the 1940s to provide stones for anklets for the new Maharani (Queen) of Baroda, Sita Devi.

The Magnificent Maharajas of India

Baroda Diamond Necklace - ceremonial necklace with diamonds and emeralds worn by the Maharaja of Baroda in the - broken up in the to provide stones for anklets for the new Maharani of Baroda, Sita Devi

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