The Pahlavi Crown

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Mark Cartwright
by Kamranfarahi
published on 22 December 2023
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The Pahlavi Crown, first worn by Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, at his coronation in April 1926. The design reminds of the rulers of the Sassanid dynasty (3rd-7th centuries CE). Made of gold and silver on a red velvet backing. Weighing just over two kilograms, the crown is studded with almost 3,400 diamonds including a brilliant yellow diamond of 60 carats. Other decoration includes many pearls and sapphires, including a 20 carat sapphire. Height: 29.8 cm. Width 19.8 cm.

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