Tag Archives: Maharajah Ranjit Singh

Koh-i-noor Diamond in 3d

The heritage organisation, Sikh Museum Initiative based in the Uk has recreated the Koh-i-Noor Diamond as it was during the time of the Sikh Empire. A very famous diamond, but what is the history behind it? How can technology bring Sikh artefacts alive? History The history of the Koh-i-Noor or ‘Mountain of Light’ diamond is steeped in myth and anecdote, ...

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3d Guru Nanak Coin

3d Sikh coin released-Guru Nanak (Sikh Empire Coin) Wednesday 23 October 2019 New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester At the 550th commemorations of the birth of the Guru Nanak (founder of the Sikh faith) the Sikh Museum Initiative revealed a special Sikh coin in 3d. The Initiative have been working on 3d technologies for many years and on this important occasion, ...

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Rare sword of Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh to be auctioned on 18 March 2014

Ludlow, UK: A recently discovered early 19th century Indian sword bearing on its blade a silhouette of Maharajah Ranjit Singh – the legendary ‘Lion of the Punjab’ – goes under the hammer later this month in Ludlow, Shropshire (English Midlands). This most exquisite find comes from a British family of military descent and is inscribed in the hilt in Gurmukhi ...

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