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 How did the Hope diamond get its name?

Answer One of the most famous blue diamonds in the world, the Hope diamond also has a very famous history. Brought from India to Europe in the 1600s, the diamond did not not earn its present name until th... Read More »
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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 »
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Why is the hope diamond blue?

The Hope Diamond, named for 19th century collector Henry Philip Hope, is the largest deep blue diamond in the world. It was donated to the Smithsonian in 1958 and has remained a popular attraction ... Read More »
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Who owns the hope diamond?

The Hope Diamond has changed ownership many times. Jewelers, socialites, kings and mistresses have all claimed the stone for themselves throughout its history. The stone is currently owned by the S... Read More »
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Is the Hope Diamond a mineral?

The Hope Diamond is a mineral. All diamonds are minerals (defined as crystalline substances formed by geological processes). The Hope Diamond is a 45.52-carat blue diamond that is now in the care o... Read More »
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