This brooch is one of four jewels that appears in a 1922 volume called The Russian Diamond Fund, recently uncovered in the rare-book room of the U. Geological Survey Library in Reston, Va. The four pieces are no longer part of the Russian collection.
Margarita, Lady Howard de Walden, had an eye for a good tiara, the upper of this pair belonged to her; a diamond wreath tiara with a fabulous yellow sapphire. It later sold for The lower tiara belonged to Earl of Caledon, and sold for
1937, art deco tiara by Cartier for Countess Granard, with a lot of pear-shaped diamonds
Fawzia pointed to the verses of the Quran written on the walls of the royal palace. “I am afraid I think my brother did not read carefully all the verses,” she said. “If he had, we would still be here as the ruling royal family.
Shah's first child, Princess Shahnaz (R) accompanied by mother former Queen Fawzia who was King Farouk of Egypt's sister. Probably Shahnaz was married to Ardeshir Zahedi Iran's Foreign Minister and former Ambassador to London and Washington.