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15 minutes with Empress Farah

a 60 minutes interview with Farah Pahlavi while she was still Shahbanu of Iran. Continue reading

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Darya-i-Noor Pink Diamond

The 182-carat Darya-ye-Noor (sometimes Daria-i-Noor) is a supreme example of a tabular-cut pink diamond. Originally excavated in the Kollur Mine in Andhea Pradesh, India. Its name translates to Sea of Light. It is believed to have been cut from the … Continue reading

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