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 What is the weight of the Hope Diamond?

Answer The infamous Hope Diamond originally weighed 112 3/16 carats. Because the stone changed hands and received various re-cuts and settings, the weight of the stone is now 45.52 carats. There are 200 m... 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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How did the Hope diamond get its name?

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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Who made the Hope diamond?

The Hope diamond was mined from Kollur mine in India by slaves and sold to Jean Baptiste Tavernier, who was the first to realize it was not a sapphire, but a diamond. The diamond's color, Travernie... 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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