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    گرز سلطنتی ایران

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    It has been suggested that this article be merged into Iranian Crown Jewels. (Discuss) Proposed since December 2013.
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    The Royal Mace of Iran is a jewel-encrusted ceremonial mace, a part of the Iranian Crown Jewels. It was a favorite of Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar, who is often shown holding it in his miniature portraits.

    Fat′h-Ali Shah Qajar with the Royal Mace of Iran at his knees

    The mace is encrusted with spinels and diamonds, from end to end. It is 73 cm (2.4 ft) long. The largest diamond weighs 17 carats (3.4 g), and is located on the very top of the mace. The largest spinels are the six surrounding the top of the mace, each weighing 40 carats (8 g).

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