Maharani Gayatri Devi’s Cartier Emerald Suite

Today marks the Anniversary of the Birth of Maharani Gayatri Devi of Jaipur, who was born on this day in 1919! The Cooch Behar Princess who married the dashing Maharaja of Jaipur, becoming the glamorous Maharani who won the world’s largest landslide election victory and was later jailed by the Indian Government ‘playing badminton with the prostitutes & murderesses’, Maharani Gayatri Devi possessed a spectacular jewellery collection, which included this Cartier Emerald Suite! Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to India

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are paying a State Visit to the Republic of India from October 14 to 18, at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind and the request of the Dutch Government. The key themes of the visit are water technology and maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social initiatives and cultural heritage. Click HERE to learn about previous Dutch State Visits to India. Continue reading