Jewellery

Shah Jahan’s jade hilted dagger and royal jewels up for auction in New York

The dagger is estimated to fetch between $1,500,000 and $2,500,000. (@CHRISTIE’S) Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s jade hilted dagger, the priceless jewels of the Nizams of Hyderabad, and a string of pearls belonging to Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur are among the 400 royal artefacts that would be auctioned on June 19 in New York. Organised […]

Jewellery

Indian royal jewel collection fetches $109 million at Christie’s auction

The sale also included an antique 33-diamond necklace once owned by the Nizams of Hyderabad, which sold for nearly $2.41 million (Rs 17 crore), Christie’s announced on Twitter.(HT Photo) A “once-in-a-lifetime” collection of royal Indian jewellery fetched over $109 million in the United States, with a 17-carat Golconda diamond, a ceremonial sword of the Nizams […]