Jewels of the Nizams

By: Usha R Bala Krishnan

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The first-ever study of one of the most outstanding collections of gemstones and jewellery of a fabulously wealthy dynasty of a fabulously wealthy dynasty of India that ruled the Deccan for seven generations. Sometimes worn but never shown, these jewels belonged to the Nizams of Hyderabad, once reputed to be the richest men in the world. Finely crafted from gold and silver and exquisitely enamelled, the jewels are set with Colombian emeralds, Golconda diamonds,emeralds, Golconda diamonds,pearls from Basra and India. The first-ever study of one of the most outstanding collections of gemstones and jewellery of a fabulously wealthy dynasty of a fabulously wealthy dynasty of India that ruled the Deccan for seven generations. Sometimes worn but never shown, these jewels belonged to the Nizams of Hyderabad, once reputed to be the richest men in the world. Finely crafted from gold and silver and exquisitely enamelled, the jewels are set with Colombian emeralds, Golconda diamonds,emeralds, Golconda diamonds,pearls from Basra and India. Printed Pages: 240 with numerous colour & b/w illustrations.

Title: Jewels of the Nizams

Author Name: Usha R Bala Krishnan

Illustrator: Bharath Ramamrutham

Categories: India, Jewellery, Art and Craft,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, India Book House Pvt. Ltd.: 2006

ISBN Number: 8185832153

ISBN Number 13: 9788185832159

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 26 x 32 Cm

Seller ID: 037759

Keywords: Indian Jewellery Nizams