Picture of the day: Queen Nazli's historic diamond necklace auctioned in New York

Formerly from the Collection of Queen Nazli, Former Queen Mother of Egypt, a platinum and diamond necklace that was custom made in 1939 by Van Cleef & Arpels for Queen Nazli of Egypt for the wedding of her daughter, Princess Fawzia, to the future Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi, leads the sale of Magnificent Jewels in New York, 9 December 2015, at  an estimated price of $3.6-4.6 million


Photo courtesy of Frank Everett of Sotheby’s