The Hope Diamond, a 45.52 carat blue diamond deriving its color from trace amounts of boron in the diamond. The stone was originally part of a larger 112 carat stone, that was stolen, found, stolen, sold, inherited, inherited again, sold a number of times and then donated to the Smithsonian. The stone is also rumored to be cursed and has quite the history.

TheĀ Hope Diamond, a 45.52 carat blue diamond deriving its color from trace amounts of boron in the diamond. The stone was originally part of a larger 112 carat stone, that was stolen, found, stolen, sold, inherited, inherited again, sold a number of times and then donated to the Smithsonian. The stone is also rumored to be cursed and has quite the history.