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October 21, 2019

Queen of Malaysia's Gandik Diraja Tiara

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Creation:  This tiara was created in 1957 by Garrard and was extensively redesigned by them in 1984.  It can be worn as a pendant and a set of brooches.  This tiara is part of the crown jewels of Malaysia and is worn by each queen (Raja Permaisuri Agong) during her husband's term as king in Malaysia's rotational monarchy.
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Queen Kurshiah
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Queen Budriah
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Queen Jemaah
Materials: diamonds set in platinum
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Queen Intan Zaharah
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Queen Zainab
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Queen Bahiyah
Provenance: 
  1. Queen (Tunku Ampuan Besar) Kurshiah of Negeri Sembilan; in 1957
  2. Queen (Tengku Ampuan) Jemaah of Selangor; in 1960
  3. Queen (Raja Perempuan) Budriah of Perlis; in 1960
  4. Queen (Tengku Ampuan Besar) Intan Zaharah of Terengganu; in 1965
  5. Queen (Sultanah) Bahiyah of Kedah; in 1970
  6. Queen (Raja Perempuan) Zainab of Kelantan; 1975
  7. Queen (Tengku Ampuan) Afzan of Pahang; 1979
  8. Queen (Sultanah) Zanariah of Johor; in 1984***
  9. Queen (Raja Permaisuri) Bainun of Perak; in 1989
  10. Queen (Tunku Ampuan Besar) Najihah of Negeri Semblian; in 1994
  11. Queen (Tengku Permaisuri) Aishah of Selangor; in 1999
  12. Queen (Raja Perempuan) Fauziah of Perlis; in 2001
  13. Queen (Sultanah) Nur Zahirah of Terengganu; in 2006
  14. Queen (Sultanah) Haminah of Kedah; in 2011
  15. vacant; in 2016
  16. Queen (Tengku Ampuan) Azizah of Pahang; in 2019
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Queen Afzan
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Queen Bainun
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Queen Zanariah
Links: 
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Queen Najihah
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Queen Fauziah
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Queen Aishah
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Queen Nur Zahirah
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Queen Azizah
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Queen Haminah
*The title in parenthesis is what each Malaysian state calls their queen consort.  In some states this title varies depending on if the queen is born a royal or commoner.

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