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Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Hope Diamond


Learn the history and facts about the legendary Hope Diamond.

Hope Diamond - Smithsonian Education


The Smithsonian is home to the 45.52-carat Hope Diamond, the world's largest ... The necklace is on display at the Smithsonian's Museum of Natural History.

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 ...

Secrets to the Hope Diamond Curse | Exploring Lifes Mysteries


Nov 5, 2015 ... 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 ...

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, ...

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


Whether or not you believe in the curse, the Hope diamond has intrigued people ... Add to this a varied history which includes being owned by King Louis XIV, ...

The Hope Diamond | Naturally Colored - Colored Diamonds


Part of the stone's charm is not just its undeniable beauty, but also the mystery its history is shrouded in. Is the Hope Diamond actually cursed? Or are the ...

The Hope Diamond - The World of Famous Diamonds


Hope Diamond and a replica of the stone cut by Scott Sucher from blue cubic .... a Discovery Channel television special "Unsolved History: The Hope Diamond.

Curse of the Hope Diamond VIDEO : Mysteries at the Museum ...


Misfortune has befallen many of the owners the famous blue gem. Is it a curse?

10 Amazing Facts About the Cursed Hope Diamond - 5-Minute History


Jul 27, 2015 ... Described as "the most famous diamond in the world", to its owners through the centuries, the Hope Diamond has been a blessing and a curse.

Hope Diamond
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 »
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Hope Diamond - Department of Mineral Sciences - Smithsonian ...


Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ... Over 100 million visitors have experienced the beauty of the Hope Diamond since Harry Winston donated it ...

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 ...