Monday, February 13, 2017

CNN remembers the beautiful days of the Shah's tyranny

"Wherever or whatever it was -- a gala opera in Paris, a party in Marbella, a ball in St. Moritz -- she always made a dramatic entrance, beautifully dressed but a little distant. Her parures of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds were signed by the greatest names in jewelery: Cartier, Bulgari, Harry Winston, Van Cleef & Arpels. At the beginning of the 1980s, when the Islamic Revolution in Iran reduced her revenue, Soraya decided to sell a number of her gems." (thanks Basim)