Xavier Guiraud de Saint-Eymart

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United States Geological Survey tracks the story of the Russian Crown jewels found in rare book. This sapphire brooch is known to have been sold in London in 1927. Photo originally in personal collection of Tiffany gemologist George F. Kunz

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 £8,000. The lower tiara belonged to 5th Earl of Caledon, and sold for £4,800

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

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.”

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.

Dürrüşehvar Sultan ve Haydarabad  Mihracesi'nin oğlu olan eşi Âzam Cah..

Dürrüşehvar Sultan ve Haydarabad Mihracesi'nin oğlu olan eşi Âzam Cah.

Shah's first child, Princess Shahnaz (R) accompanied by mother former Queen Fawzia who was King Farouk of Egypt's sister. Probably 1960's. Shahnaz was married to Ardeshir Zahedi Iran's Foreign Minister and former Ambassador to London and Washington.

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.

Queen Nariman and King Farouk's wedding. Princess Fawzia is on the left.

Bride Queen Narriman and princess Fawzia going down the stairs of her family home in Heliopolis on their way to Abdine Palace during the royal wedding of 1951

,Dürrüşehvar Sultan'ın bebekliği.

,Dürrüşehvar Sultan'ın bebekliği.