Shah Jahan Diamond, 17th century

Shah Jahan Diamond, 17th century. Pendant of taviz (amulet) outline; facet-cut from diamond (material described as ‘fancy light pink’), drilled. H. 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm) W. 1 13/16 in. (4.6 cm) Wt. 56.72 cts. The al-Sabah Collection, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait© 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This artwork is part of Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy

Arcot II Diamond, late 18th century; modified 1959 and 2011, India, Golconda

"Arcot II" Diamond, late 18th century; modified 1959 and 2011, India, Golconda. Pear-shaped, brilliant-cut diamond, 17.21 carats. The Al-Thani Collection. © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This artwork is part of Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy

Diamond Pendant of Amulet Case (Ta'widh) Form, 17th century

Diamond Pendant of Amulet Case (Ta'widh) Form, 17th century. Facet-cut diamond (material of yellowish tint), drilled. H. 5/8 in. (1.5 cm) W. 11/16 in. (1.7 cm) Wt. 28.304 cts. The al-Sabah Collection, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This artwork is part of Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy

Diamond Pendeloque, 17th century

Diamond Pendeloque, 17th century. Facet-cut from diamond (material described as fancy light orange-pink). H. 13/16 in. (2 cm) W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) Wt. 24.775 cts. The al-Sabah Collection, Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

This artwork is part of Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy

Agra Diamond, 16th century, India, Golconda

"Agra" Diamond, 16th century, India, Golconda. Cut-cornered, rectangular mixed-cut, fancy intense pink diamond, 28.15 carats. The Al-Thani Collection © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

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Idol's Eye Diamond with Harry Winston Necklace

"Idol's Eye" Diamond with Harry Winston Necklace. Diamond: early 17th century, Necklace: mid 20th century. Antique triangular modified brilliant-cut light blue diamond, 70.21 carats. The Al-Thani Collection © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 

This artwork is part of Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy