Web Results

Hope Diamond


Smithsonian mineralogist George Switzer is credited ... The Hope Diamond is the most popular jewel on display and the ...

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Hope Diamond


Learn the history and facts about the legendary Hope Diamond.

History of the Hope Diamond - Smithsonian Education


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 | Smithsonian


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 and ...

Is the Hope Diamond Really Cursed? - Live Science


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 ...

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 some people believe ownership ... Credit: Smithsonian Institution.

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 ... James Todd, the mailman who delivered the diamond to the Smithsonian, ...

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


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.

The Hope Diamond | Naturally Colored - Colored Diamonds


According to LiveScience, the Smithsonian once noted, "More than anyone, Evalyn Walsh McLean became the poster child for the Hope diamond's legendary ...

Secrets to the Hope Diamond Curse | Exploring Lifes Mysteries


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 ...

More Info

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


The Hope Diamond. Over 100 million visitors have experienced the beauty of the Hope Diamond since Harry Winston donated it to the Smithsonian Institution in ...

The Hope Diamond | Travel | Smithsonian


Jeweler Harry Winston donated the famous Hope Diamond—the largest-known deep blue diamond in the world—to the Smithsonian Institution in 1958.

Mystery of the Hope Diamond | Smithsonian Channel


Why has the Hope Diamond inspired superstition, passion and interest? We unveil Hope in its new limited-edition setting limited-edition setting, designed by ...