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Tuesday
Jul102012

The Hope Diamond - a good read courtesy of Smithsonian

The Hope Diamond

WEIGHT: 45.52 carats
CLARITY: VS1. Whitish graining is present.
COLOR: Natural fancy deep grayish-blue
CUT: Cushion antique brilliant with a faceted girdle and extra facets on the pavilion.
DIMENSIONS:
   Length: 25.60 mm
   Width: 21.78 mm
   Depth: 12.00 mm

Today, like every day, thousands to tens of thousands of visitors will press into the Harry Winston Gallery of the Smithsonian’s Geology, Gems and Minerals exhibition to experience the beauty, magic and mystery of the Hope Diamond, making it, perhaps, the most visited museum object in the world.

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