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The Hope Diamond

The Hope DiamondEvalyn Walsh McLean and the Captivating Mystery of the World's Most Alluring Jewel

Much has been written about this most fascinating blue diamond to which myth, mystery, and intrigue have become inextricably linked the Hope diamond. Nearly four hundred years of remarkable history is encapsulated within it, one of the world s most stunning and storied treasures. This fascinating... more

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  • ISBN 9781577364498
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

Much has been written about this most fascinating blue diamond to which myth, mystery, and intrigue have become inextricably linked the Hope diamond. Nearly four hundred years of remarkable history is encapsulated within it, one of the world s most stunning and storied treasures. This fascinating tale is beautifully presented here in this visually enticing book, Evalyn Walsh McLean and the Captivating Mystery of the World s Most Alluring Jewel. With great focus concentrated on the years the diamond spent under the ownership of Evalyn Walsh McLeanthe Hope's longest owner each part of the Hope s extraordinary journey holds its own story and has been faithfully retold in this new gift book. Some stories never grow old. That is certainly true with the Hope diamond, an exquisite legend that has never lost its sparkle and continues to capture the attention of millions each and every year.