5 Most Famous Diamonds In The World
January 29, 2018 15:05
In addition to being girls' best friends, diamonds are sometimes the cause of tragic events in the lives of their owners. Of course, this concerns only the extremely expensive stones that belonged to monarchs. Today, we are going to tell you about 5 famous diamonds and the interesting stories behind them.
1. "The Hope Diamond"
Of course, we would love to present this amazingly blue stone as one that "gives hope", but we would be distorting the true story behind this beautiful diamond. The stone received its name from the British banker Henry Philip Hope. According to documents, he owned the diamond back in 1839. There is little information about where the famous diamond was mined and who was the owner. There are only legends and rumors about the expensive jewel. The story behind the Hope Diamond is told as follows.