ROYAL JEWELS - The Baroda Necklace

This impressive suite of jewelry was designed by Jacques Arpels for Maharani Sita Devi, the second wife of Maharaja of Baroda Kingdom, India. It consists of 13 pear-shaped Colombian emeralds – 154 carats in total – suspended from diamonds set in the shape of a lotus flower. All the gems were all supplied by the Maharani and belonged to the Baroda Crown Jewels.