Hope Diamond ($250 million). Among the most romanticized jewels in the world, the Hope Diamond is housed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and considered the second-most visited piece of art in the world (behind the "Mona Lisa"). Discovered in India in 1812, the 45.52-carat blue-gray stone has had many owners over the years. The diamond is also said to be cursed—including the alleged suicides of several of its owners. Selected by http://sleepbamboo.com/
GEMS Victoria-Transvaal Diamond. The Dazzling Pendant Of This Necklace Is The 68-Carat Champagne Colored Victoria Transvaal Diamond. It Was Discovered In South Africa In 1951. Gem And Mineral Collection. Smithsonian National Museum Of Natural History.