Baroda Pearl Canopy

This is a circular canopy, 1.2 meters in diameter that is studded with around 500,000 pearls. And not just any pearls, but fine Basra pearls, found naturally in the Persian Gulf. The canopy is embellished with sapphires, emeralds, rubies and diamonds too.

Baroda Pearl Canopy Baroda Pearl Canopy (Detailed View)

Baroda Pearl Canopy (Detailed View)

At the auction by Sotheby’s the Canopy fetched a whopping 10.3 crores.

Source: Sothebys