The Crown Jewels of Iran

Among the various collections of imperial regalia, argueablly one of the largest collections is the Crown Jewels of Iran. This massive collection consists of quite literally tens of thousands of gemstones of all shapes, sizes, and varieties, and culminates in some impressive larger pieces, such as The Great Globe.

The color green has always had signifigant representation in islam, being its traditional color. The profit Muhammad is quoted as saying that "water, greenery, and a beautiful face" were three universally good things.

It comes then no suprise that the emeralds are represented in great quantities throughout the Crown Jewels of Iran, having in incorporated as centerpieces in a number of crowns and te

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