An emerald and diamond art deco tiara necklace, worn by Andree, Begum Aga Khan III. Designed as a series of ninteen carved emerald pear-shaped beads on diamond pinnacles, with smaller, pearl topped spacers.
The turquoise tiara replica worn by Princess Francoise, second wife of Prince Christopher of Greece. The original was made in 1890 in Russia. Designed as a series of thirteen pear-shaped large turquoises, with similar, but slightly smaller spacers topped with diamonds. Each turquoise was surrounded by a diamond loop, which interlinked with the next; and was raised on a open-work band of diamonds and turquoise buttons held within diamond scrolls.
The Aga Khan Palace is also known as the Gandhi National Museum and is a part of the Indian freedom struggle. It served as a prison for national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi during the Quit India Movement in 1942.The Aga Khan Palace was donated to India by Aga Khan IV during 1969. The museum also serves as a memorial wherein the remains (samadhi) of Mahatma Gandhi’s wife, Kasturba Gandhi rest in peace. The palace was built in 1892 by Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III.
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Built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III, who wanted to give employment to the people hit by starvation. Inherent 1892, it is one of the greatest landmarks in Indian history. http://www.indiaataglance.com/aga-khan-palace/
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