Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III

The Incredible Jewels of Baroda

 
The most incredible carpet ever created by human hand, the famous Pearl Carpet of Baroda is a diamond-and-pearl-encrusted treasure.
·         http://www.royal-magazin.de/india/baroda-pearl-carpet.htm
·         http://quicktake.wordpress.com/2009/03/15/barodas-pearl-carpet-the-difference-between-religion-and-dharma/
 
The ‘Star of the South’ is one of the world's most famous diamonds. Discovered in 1853, it became the first Brazilian diamond to receive international acclaim. This was later mounted on a necklace as part of the Gaekwad family jewellery.
·         http://famousdiamonds.tripod.com/starofthesouthdiamond.html
 
The seven-stranded Baroda Pearl Necklace, one of the most extravagant pearl necklaces ever created, was the most expensive piece of jewellery in the fabulous collection of jewels and jewellery that once belonged to Maharajah Khanderao Gaekwad  of Baroda.
·         http://www.internetstones.com/baroda-pearl-necklace-maharajah-khande-rao-gaekwad.html