Where is the Hope diamond located now?

Answer The Hope Diamond is on display in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum located in Washington D.C. The diamond is 45.52 carats and is surrounded by 16 pear and cushion cut diamonds. It was donated... Read More »

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Where can you find the Hope Diamond?

The 45.52-carat Hope Diamond is on permanent display in the Natural History Museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. It was donated to the museum by Harry Winston Inc. on Nov. 10, ... Read More »

Where is the Hope Diamond stored?

The Hope Diamond is stored at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. It is named for Henry T. Hope, who bought it in 1939, after which it was acquired by various individuals.... Read More »

How old is the Hope Diamond?

The Hope Diamond is approximately 342 years old. It began as a 112 3/16-carat gem sold to King Louis XIV of France in 1668. The diamond has been cut again several times over the centuries and is no... Read More »

Who discovered the Hope diamond?

The known history of the Hope diamond (named for later owner Henry Philip Hope) starts with Jean Baptiste Tavernier, a French merchant. Tavernier sold the roughly cut stone and several other diamon... Read More »