Kate Middleton wears the famous Nizam of Hyderabad necklace

kate-nizam-of-hyderabad-necklace-0
In 1947, Nizam of Hyderabad gifted an exquisite diamond necklace to Princess Elizabeth. The beautiful necklace is made of diamond and platinum and was remodelled from an earlier Cartier piece, and features a double-drop pendant and 13 emerald cut diamonds.

kate-nizam-of-hyderabad-necklace-1
The dazzling diamond set, part of a special wedding set gifted to Queen Elizabeth II by the Nizam of Hyderabad is creating a buzz after its latest outing during a gala evening in the British capital. Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, borrowed the Cartier set from her grandmother-in-law for a night out at the National Portrait Gallery on Tuesday and the famously extravagant Nizam’s jewels were the star attraction.Middleton paired the necklace with a dark Jenny Packham dress for a fundraiser in her role as patron of the gallery. The event marked a celebration of the work of acclaimed authors who have written special ‘Pen Portraits’ to be sold to raise money for the gallery.

kate-nizam-of-hyderabad-necklace-2
The Nizam’s entire gift set for the future Queen of England included a diamond tiara and matching necklace, whose design was based on English roses. The tiara has three floral brooches, which can be detached and used separately.

[Via – India-Today]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *