The Hope Diamond is a large, 45.52 carats deep-blue diamoned, stored in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.
The diamond has a huge history behind it and is famous for supposedly being cursed. . .read here
Its to be given a makeover by Harry Winston to honour the 50th anniversary of its donation to the Smithsonian Institute.
In 1958, the diamond was given to the Smithsonian as a "gift to the American people" by Harry Winston himself and now the American public is being invited to vote of a new design for the 45.52 carat blue diamond.
The three designs, which symbolise hope in America, can be voted for at www.smithsonianchannel.com from August 19 to September 7 2009.
The final setting was unveiled on November 18th, 2010, designed by Harry Winston.
The design Harry Winston Settled on is ...
I much prefer the third design... !!
I have posted about Harry Winston event that unvieled the new hope...