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GENEVA.- An Imperial Mughal spinel necklace with eleven polished baroque spinels for a total weight of 1.136,63 carats, during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, 01 April 2011. Three of the spinels are engraved with the name of its owner, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569-1627), successor of Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great Akba Shah Jahangir Shah. The necklace is estimated to fetch between 1.500.000 and 2.500.000 Swiss Francs (1.150.000 and 1.920.000 Euro) at the Christies jewels sale on 18 May 2011 in Geneva. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUN.

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GENEVA.- An Imperial Mughal spinel necklace with eleven polished baroque spinels for a total weight of 1.136,63 carats, during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, 01 April 2011. Three of the spinels are engraved with the name of its owner, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569-1627), successor of Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great Akba Shah Jahangir Shah. The necklace is estimated to fetch between 1.500.000 and 2.500.000 Swiss Francs (1.150.000 and 1.920.000 Euro) at the Christies jewels sale on 18 May 2011 in Geneva. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUN.

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GENEVA.- The engraved Persian names of Mughal Emperor Jahangir and his grandson Alamgir are pictured on a spinel during an auction preview at Christies in Geneva April 1, 2011. The spinel is part of an Imperial Mughal necklace with eleven baroque spinels, weighing 1,136.63 carats, three stone are engraved with the name of its owner. It is expected to sell between CHF 1,500,000 and 2,500,000 (US$ 1,500,000 and 2,500,000) when it goes into auction May 18, 2011 in Geneva. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse.

 

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GENEVA.- A Christies employee displays an Imperial Mughal spinel necklace, with eleven polished baroque spinels of a total weight of 1.136,63 carats, during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, 01 April 2011. Three of the spinels are engraved with the name of its owner, the Mughal Emperor Jahangir (1569-1627), successor of Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great Akba Shah Jahangir Shah. The necklace is estimated to fetch between 1.500.000 and 2.500.000 Swiss Francs (1.150.000 and 1.920.000 Euro) at the Christies jewels sale on 18 May 2011 in Geneva. EPA/CHRISTIAN BRUN.