The Hope Diamond is one of the most famous diamonds in the world — and also one of the most notorious. It’s one of the largest diamonds in the world, and is a gray-blue in color. What many people know about the diamond is its legendary curse. This is fueled by the diamond’s unique properties. When exposed to ultraviolet light, the diamonds glows red.
Today, most people agree that the curse isn’t real, but has been largely fabricated in order to raise the gem’s value. Although rumors swirl of deaths and misfortune linked to the diamond’s ownership, in reality, there is little substance to this rumor and in most cases, the diamond was either sold or bequeathed to its next owner.
Luckily, regardless of the myths surrounding the Hope Diamond, normally diamonds are not cursed, and in fact, are very