The Hope Diamond is the most famous diamond in the world. It is an extraordinary deep blue color and weighs carats. The Hope Diamond is part of the gemological collection and is on display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.
The Hope Diamond - formerly one of the crown jewels of France, having at one time adorned King Louis XIVs Order of the Golden Fleece as well as being used in other pieces from time to time. It was looted during the revolution and re-cut.
The Hope Diamond! Museum of Natural History, Washington D. The weight of the Hope diamond for many years was reported to be carats. In 1974 it was removed from its setting and found actually to weigh carats. It is classified as a type IIb diamond,
The Hope Diamond's new, but temporary, setting is called "Embracing Hope", & was designed by Harry Winston Inc. to commemorate the anniversary of the company's donation of the gem to the Smithsonian Institution. The setting took 8 months to create
The Hope Pearl is one of the most famous salt water pearls. It is named after its owner Henry Philip Hope, who is also recognized for owning the Hope Diamond. This pearl is gold and white and weighs grains. British Museum of Natural History.