Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas


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"Treasures of the Mughals and the Maharajas" immerses readers in the jewelry traditions of the Indian subcontinent from the Mughal period to modern times. Featuring over 270 pieces from The Al Thani Collection and significant works on loan from prestigious institutions, the book highlights the evolution of gem-setting and jewelry. It showcases historic Indian diamonds, precious objects, and legendary pieces, representing India's jeweled arts over five centuries. The book also traces key developments in Indian jewelry traditions, from 17th-century Mughal patronage through the political chaos and colonization of the 18th century to the Durbar ceremonies of the British Raj.


9.5 x 11 in. / 392 pages


Exposure to direct sunlight will cause discoloration, and high temperatures will break down the binding.