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 Who discovered the Hope diamond?

Answer 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 »
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The Hope Diamond was discovered in what country?

The diamond known as the Hope Diamond came from the Kollur mine in Golconda, India. A French traveler and merchant, Jean Baptiste Tavernier, purchased it in India and sold it, in 1668, to King Loui... 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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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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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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