The Treasury of National Jewels, Tehran, Iran - This reminds me of pomegranates!

The Treasury of National Jewels, Tehran, Iran - This reminds me of pomegranates!

Princess Soraya of iran, second wife of the shah. Diamonds and emerald suite, gorgeous!

Princess Soraya of iran, second wife of the shah. Diamonds and emerald suite, gorgeous!

An impressive Royal Qajar gem-set rose-gold Turban Ornament (Jiqa) Persia, 19th Century

An impressive Royal Qajar gem-set rose-gold Turban Ornament (Jiqa) Persia, 19th Century

Royal Dish Cover - Iranian National Royal Jewels: The dish cover is made of solid gold. Eight pearls surrounding a diamond decorate the very top of the dish cover. The rest of item is studded with emeralds, spinels, diamonds and rubies.

Royal Dish Cover - Iranian National Royal Jewels: The dish cover is made of solid gold. Eight pearls surrounding a diamond decorate the very top of the dish cover. The rest of item is studded with emeralds, spinels, diamonds and rubies.

Iranian Jiqa Imperial Crown Jewels

Iranian Jiqa Imperial Crown Jewels

shah iran yougest son oldest daughter both committed suicide

shah iran yougest son oldest daughter both committed suicide

Tourism Places In World: Iranian Crown Jewels

Tourism Places In World: Iranian Crown Jewels

An elaborate diamond and emerald aigrette, set in silver. Part of the Iranian Crown Jewels.  This is what an aigrette is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aigrette

An elaborate diamond and emerald aigrette, set in silver. Part of the Iranian Crown Jewels. This is what an aigrette is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aigrette

Iran: The Imperial crown jewels of Iran are considered to be the largest jewellery collection in the world.  Iran’s crown jewels consists of several elaborate crowns, thrones, 30 tiaras, numerous ornamental plumes, a dozen bejewelled swords and shields, unset precious gems, plates and other dining services cast in precious metals and encrusted with gems, and other items such as a gemstone globe.  Pictured is a diamond and emerald aigrette, which decorates a woman’s headdress, set in silver.

Iran: The Imperial crown jewels of Iran are considered to be the largest jewellery collection in the world. Iran’s crown jewels consists of several elaborate crowns, thrones, 30 tiaras, numerous ornamental plumes, a dozen bejewelled swords and shields, unset precious gems, plates and other dining services cast in precious metals and encrusted with gems, and other items such as a gemstone globe. Pictured is a diamond and emerald aigrette, which decorates a woman’s headdress, set in silver.

Diamond necklace and brooch of Princesse Soraya Esfandiary Baktiary, former wife of the Shah of Iran.

Diamond necklace and brooch of Princesse Soraya Esfandiary Baktiary, former wife of the Shah of Iran.

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