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Hope diamond

Richard Kurin

Hope diamond

the legendary history of a cursed gem

by Richard Kurin

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Published by Smithsonian Books, Collins in [Washington, DC], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hope diamond -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-376) and index

    StatementRichard Kurin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7663 .K87 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18209389M
    ISBN 100060873515
    LC Control Number2005054449
    OCLC/WorldCa61859911

    I Am the Hope Diamond I Am the Hope Diamond I Am the Hope Diamond. Informational (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L. Told through the fictitious eyes of the Hope Diamond, I Am the Hope Diamond is an informational book about the history of this amazing diamond. The book explains this diamond's incredible journey, including. The French Blue, is an illustrated, historical novel of the 17th century, merchant adventurer Jean-Baptiste Tavernier and the origins of the Hope Diamond, which now resides at the Smithsonian.

    Jan 07,  · Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond is a well done hidden object adventure game following the story of the Hope Diamond (if you couldn’t tell from the title). In this continuation of the Hidden Expedition series, you’re a new recruit for H.E.L.P and must work to find the missing pieces of the Hope Diamond before they fall into the wrong hands.5/5. Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond Collector's Edition for iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac & PC! You’re on a train in the middle of nowhere, and a band of dangerous thieves demand you tell them where to find the Hope Diamond’s shards. As the newest Hidden Expedition recruit, you’ve got to find the shards before they do !/5.

    Welcome to the Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond Walkthrough. You’re on a train in the middle of nowhere, and a band of dangerous thieves demand you tell them where to find the Hope Diamond’s shards. As the newest Hidden Expedition recruit, you’ve got . May 14,  · The gemstone, which is now called the Hope Diamond, was formed deep within the Earth more than 1 billion years ago! It was originally used as one .


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Jan 27,  · Buy Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem on stevefrithphotography.com FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders/5(20). The Hope Diamond was originally embedded in kimberlite, and was later extracted and refined to form the gem it is today.

The Hope Diamond contains trace amounts of boron atoms intermixed with the carbon structure, which results in the rare blue color of the diamond. IndiaCountry of origin: India.

May 01,  · Hope Diamond book. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. the author's research abilities and how fascinating the actual history of the gem is that Richard Kurin can start his Hope Diamond: The Legendary History of a Cursed Gem by calling bullshit on that whole cursed thing and then still hold a The Hope is /5.

Told through the fictitious eyes of the Hope Diamond, I Am the Hope Diamond is an informational book about the history of this amazing diamond. The book explains this diamond's incredible journey, including how it was discovered, who has owned it, and to which countries it has been taken.

The book also describes its original size and shape, as. Apr 30,  · The Hope Diamond is one of the most spectacular gems in the world, but some people believe ownership comes at a cost. Karl Shuker, in his book "The Unexplained," relates the origin of.

The Hope diamond phosphoresces a strong red color, which will last for several seconds after exposure to short wave ultra-violet light.

The diamond's blue coloration is attributed to trace amounts of boron in the stone. In the pendant surrounding the Hope diamond are 16. ‎ An entertaining and well-researched history of the Hope diamond Since its discovery in seventeenth-century India, the Hope diamond, a glimmering deep blue gem weighing over 45 carats, has been shrouded in mystery and steeped in intrigue.

In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Rich. Description of the Hope Diamond The Hope Diamond is one of the most famous diamonds in the world. It is currently housed in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in the USA. The Hope Diamond weighs carats is graded as VS1, is Dark blue in color.

The Size of the Hope Diamond is mm wide, mm long and mm deep. In this authoritative history of the Hope Diamond (also known as the French Blue), Kurin describes how the –carat deep blue diamond came into the hands of Louis XIV through diamond trader.

Dec 06,  · The notoriously cursed carat blue Hope Diamond, once known as the Tavernier Blue, was one of these. This book is the result of years of the author’s independent research into her family. Nov 18,  · The Hope Diamond. Even people with little or no interest in jewelry know about the Hope Diamond, the carat stone displayed since at the Smithsonian’s natural history museum in.

Oct 19,  · And in case you're wondering, yes, boron is responsible for the color of the world's most famous blue diamond, the carat Hope Diamond. (The diamond for sale at Christie's is. May 06,  · The Hope Diamond, arguably the most famous stone of all the gems in the world, is a blue diamond, and it is sometimes mistaken for sapphire.

There. Jul 01,  · The alleged curse of the Hope diamond can be traced to a grossly inaccurate article published in the London Times on Friday, June 25, By that time, the India-mined diamond had been in circulation for almost years and at least 10 owners had treasured its deep blue brilliance.

Dec 22,  · The Hope Diamond is a large and rare gemstone believed to have come from India around Experts estimate the age of the stone to be billion years old. Small amounts of boron molecules embedded in its structure have given the diamond an unusual blue color.

Since the Victorian Era, stories of a Hope Diamond curse has circulated. Timeline: BC. Accounts report that diamond mining is active in India. May Yohe publishes a fanciful account of the diamond's "dark past" in her book, The Mystery of the Hope Diamond.

Dec 06,  · Now There Are Near-Perfect Copies of the Hope Diamond Scientists created cubic zirconia replicas of the historic gem’s previous forms—the original brought from India and the Author: Natalie Escobar. A rich cultural history of the Hope diamond, neither the most precious nor the largest gem in the world, but arguably the most storied.

For a traveling exhibit marking the th anniversary of the Smithsonian, curators were free to choose from any of the million items owned by the Institute except for three: the too fragile “Star-Spangled Banner” and Wright Brothers flyer, and the too Author: Richard Kurin.

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Evalyn Walsh McLean (August 1, – April 26, ) was an American mining heiress and socialite who was famous for being the last private owner of the carat ( g) Hope Diamond (which was bought in for $, from Pierre Cartier), as well as another famous diamond, the carat ( g) Star of the stevefrithphotography.com also authored the memoir Father Struck It Rich together with Boyden Known for: Last private owner of the Hope Diamond.Alleged Effect of the Hope Diamond's Curse (as reported in newspapers of and/or in Maye Yohe's fanciful book - The Mystery of the Hope Diamond) Many (if not most) of these events are.Sep 11,  · A Brief History On September 11,in the midst of the confusion of the French Revolution, the crown jewels, which included the fabulous Hope Diamond (Le Bleu de France), were stolen.

Digging Deeper Mined in India in the 17th century, it came to the attention of a Frenchman by the name of Jean-Baptiste Tavernier who brought it back to France withRead More.