Smithsonian Channel: Mystery of the Hope Diamond
- Rated TVPG
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 5/14/2013
How can something so beautiful be so feared? Priceless, precious, and perilous, the Hope Diamond has been a gift to the world, but some say, a curse to those who have possessed it. Trace the epic journey of this famous 45.52 carat gem, from it's origins to a journey across three continents (passing from monarchs to thieves to millionaires) to it's final home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. This mythic stone has inspired superstition and passion and it's enigmatic past has been a marvelous riddle... until now. See Embracing Hope the spectacular temporary setting, voted by the American public and designed by world-renowned jewelers Harry Winston, inc., in celebration of the 50th anniversary of it's donation to the Smithsonian.