You are looking at one of the world’s most famous gems–renowned for its flawless clarity, rare deep blue color, and eventful history. It is surrounded by 16 white diamonds and suspended from a platinum chain bearing 46 more diamonds. Gift from Connoisseur of Diamonds, Harry Winston (1896-1978).


  • Title: Hope Diamond
  • Creator: Cartier, Inc.
  • Location: India, Asia
  • Type: Jewelry
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • Weight: 45.52ct
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): G3551
  • Photo Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Mineral Sciences
  • Fassion: Modified Antique Cushion
  • Color: Dark Gray Blue

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