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Different kinds of Pearls

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Pearls- It’s been long since I have been thinking of posting this article and telling you the different kinds of pearls available in the market and the differences between them. There are four different kinds of pearls available. The most common ones are Freshwater pearls. After these are Akoya pearls, then Tahitian pearls.  The rarest ones, the Rolls Royce of pearls, are the South Sea pearls. These are all cultured pearls. On the other hand are Natural Pearls, which are very rare and very expensive. A round Natural Pearl strand with 8 mm size could go upto $50000!   Freshwater...

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The Nawab of Junagadh's Dogs

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The Nawab of Junagadh's DogsThe Indian royalty was known to pamper their dogs, and went to strange limits doing that. While some intensely loved them, others hated them with equal candour. The Nawab of Junagadh, Nawab Sir Mahabet Khan Rasul Khan, invited Lord Irwin to grace the occasion of marriage of Roshanara with Bobby. But the Viceroy refused. Understandably so. After all, Roshanara was the Maharaja’s favourite pet dog, while Bobby, a royal golden retriever, belonged to the Nawab of Mangrol, and Lord Irwin was in no mood to indulge the eccentric Nawab in this unprecedented and frivolous pastime. Films and...

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The End of the Royal Family of Oudh (Awadh or Ayodhya) in Malcha Mahal (New Delhi)

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The End of the Royal Family of Oudh (Awadh or Ayodhya) in Malcha Mahal (New Delhi) I came around one of the articles about Malcha Mahal in New Delhi after the Prince Ali Raza had died mysteriously in Sept 2017 and I went and visited the place in December of 2017 when I went to India. I would love to share the story of this family. In forests in the heart of Delhi, a family of three claiming to be the last descendants of the royal family of Oudh or Awadh in Uttar Pradesh lived for years, isolated and cloaked in...

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Kohinoor in England

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Sad day in Punjab (India) history.. 29th March 1849 was last day of Sarkar-e-Khalsa. This day minor Sikh king , Maharaja Duleep was forcibly removed from Lahore (Now Pakistan) Throne by British East India Company under command of Governor General Lord Dalhausie. And the Famous Kohinoor handed over to the British

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Ruby Choker Of Maharaja of Patiala Made by Cartier

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Ruby Choker Of Maharaja of Patiala Made by Cartier

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