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The Hope Diamond is one of the most famous jewels in the world, with ownership records dating back almost four centuries. Its much-admired rare blue color is ... More »

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Hope Diamond


Learn the history and facts about the legendary Hope Diamond.

Hope Diamond - Smithsonian Education


History of the Hope Diamond · Spiders in Space. ShareThis. The Smithsonian is home to the 45.52-carat Hope Diamond, the world's largest deep blue diamond.

Mystery of the Hope Diamond Curse - Live Science


Apr 30, 2014 ... The Hope Diamond is one of the most spectacular gems in the world, but ... A long history of blood, theft, intrigue, loss of empire, loss of life and ...

The Quick 10: 10 Victims of the Hope Diamond Curse | Mental Floss


Sep 11, 2008 ... On this day in 1792, the Hope Diamond was stolen from the house that stored the crown jewels. It's a pretty fascinating little bauble, if you're the ...

The Hope Diamond | Travel | Smithsonian


Compared with its geologic history, the diamond's history as an object of human ... In the past, when the Hope Diamond was kept at the end of the exhibition, ...

The Mystery of the Hope Diamond | Smithsonian


May 31, 2008 ... The Mystery of the Hope Diamond. The legend ... Where to See Famous Diamonds .... History; Science & Innovation; Art; Travel; Special Offers ...

Secrets to the Hope Diamond Curse | Exploring Lifes Mysteries


Formed in the depths of the Earth more than 1.1 billion years ago, the Hope Diamond is a 45.52 carat diamond that has made history for many reasons. One of ...

Mystery of the Hope Diamond | Smithsonian Channel


Why has the Hope Diamond inspired superstition, passion and interest? ... We uncover the science and secrets of history's most famous jewel by visiting different ...

Is the Hope Diamond Cursed? - 20th Century History - About.com


Mademoiselle Ledue, an actress in the Folies Bergere, who was lent the Hope Diamond by Russian Prince Kanitovsky and was subsequently shot by him the ...