The real story: Jacques Cartier took his first trip to India in 1911 and designed a ceremonial necklace for the Maharajah of Nawanagar with a 136.26-carat "Queen of Holland" diamond, named for the queen of the Netherlands. He mixed in colored diamonds including a 12-carat olive-green diamond and a blue diamond. At left, you can see the maharajah wearing the necklace, as well as Cartier's drawing, and a shot of Jacques Cartier sitting with Indian gem dealers. This alone could make for a great movie — we just need to add in a love triangle of some sort, and maybe some gem robbers.
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