|The Taj-I-Mah diamond of Indian origin.www.internetstones.com,|
|Muhammad Shah-during whose rule Nadir Shah-invaded-Delhi-and-Agra. www.internetstones.com|
|Sir John Malcolm. www.bornrich.com|
After the assassination of Nadir Shah in 1747 by his own commander, his son Shah Rukh inherited the vast treasures. His reign did not last long, later ruler Agha Muhammad Khan Qajar of the Qajar dynasty of Iran, captured Shah Rukh and his vast treasures. Tragedy again struck this time his own servants killed ruler Agha in 1797, Fath Ali Shah,nephew of Agha inherited all the crown jewels. In the early 19th century. Some experienced gem experts question the validity of classifying the Darya-I-Nur and the Taj-I-Mah worn by Fath Ali Shah in one of his armbands. as sister stones. The former is a pink diamond and the latter - Taj-I-Mah is colorless, very much similar to Kohinoor. It is still the largest unmounted Indian diamond in the collection.