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If you want to know the story of the lost precious diamonds of the Maharaja of Patiala, then read this article.

There is a mention of many such kings and kings and their buildings, places, objects in history, about which one feels like hearing and knowing about those things. However, at present traces of some historical things are found, some things are now visible only in books.

Nowadays, one such historical diamond necklace remains a topic of discussion. We are talking about the defeat of the precious diamonds of Bhupinder Singh, the Maharaja of Patiala. In fact, at the Met Gala 2022, America’s famous YouTube star Emma Chamberlain wore a choker necklace similar to this necklace, and since then the discussion started on social media about this necklace.

Today we will tell you what is the history of this defeat of the Maharaja of Patiala?

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Who was the Maharaja of Patiala?

If you turn the pages of the history of India, you will get to read about many colorful moody Maharajas. The name of Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala princely state also comes in the list of such kings. A lot has been told about Bhupinder Singh in his book ‘Maharaja’ by his Diwan Jarmani Das. According to the book, Maharaj Bhupinder Singh had built a separate palace for his Rangarlis, it is said that only those people who used to get naked came to the palace here. This palace is still present in Patiala.

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Patiala Diamond Choker History

Maharaja had 365 queens

According to the book, the Maharaja had 365 queens, out of which 10 were official queens. There they had 83 children. The king had built a grand palace in Patiala, where he kept all his queens (these powerful queens of Mughal history). Not only this, the king loved all his queens and did not hesitate to take care of them. Apart from all this, the Maharaja was also very fond of precious things. It is said that Maharaja Bhupinder Singh had a very valuable necklace. This necklace was the largest diamond necklace in the world.

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Know the story of the defeat of the diamonds of the Maharaja of Patiala-

This necklace was made by the Maharaja in the year 1928. It had 2930 ‘De Beers Diamond’. The diamonds in this necklace were found in South Africa in the year 1888, which was bought by Maharaja Bhupinder Singh and then made a diamond necklace. In a picture shared on social media, Raja Bhupinder Singh can be seen donning a layered necklace and a choker necklace. This is the choker necklace Emma Chamberlain was seen wearing at the Met Gala.

cost of loss

Estimating the cost of this necklace, it is known that in today’s time its price can be around $ 30 million, which is equal to Rs 2,32,00,35,000. This necklace is studded with 2930 diamonds in platinum and is also studded with precious stones like Burmese Rubies.

Last information related to defeat

Let us tell you that this necklace disappeared from the royal treasury of Patiala in the year 1948. No one knew about this defeat for 32 years. But in 1982, this defeat was seen in an auction. However, at the time of the auction, this necklace contained only diamonds. At the time of the auction, this choker necklace had only one ‘De Beers’ diamond, which was bought by Cartier Jewels. Emma Chamberlain has also worn this brand’s necklace, which looks exactly like the Maharaja’s necklace, but it cannot be said that it is the Maharaja’s necklace.

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