Smithsonian mineralogist George Switzer is credited ... The Hope Diamond is the
most popular jewel on display and the ...
Learn the history and facts about the legendary Hope Diamond.
The Smithsonian is home to the 45.52-carat Hope Diamond, the world's largest
deep blue diamond. The gem has a long and mysterious past—and some people
The Mystery of the Hope Diamond. The legend is a multifaceted as the gem,
spanning one billion years, three continents and leaving a trail of intrigue, envy
Nov 10, 2011 ... ... to have avoided the curse of the Hope Diamond for the past 53 years. ... Well,
the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History added the ...
Apr 30, 2014 ... The Hope Diamond is one of the most spectacular gems in the world, but some
people believe ownership ... Credit: Smithsonian Institution.
Sep 11, 2008 ... On this day in 1792, the Hope Diamond was stolen from the house ... James
Todd, the mailman who delivered the diamond to the Smithsonian, ...
Why was such a valuable gem donated to the Smithsonian? ... Whether or not
you believe in the curse, the Hope diamond has intrigued people for centuries.
According to LiveScience, the Smithsonian once noted, "More than anyone,
Evalyn Walsh McLean became the poster child for the Hope diamond's
Nov 5, 2015 ... The “cut” of the Hope diamond is described by the Smithsonian as: “cushion
antique brilliant with a faceted girdle and extra facets on the ...