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Behind the Scenes of Mystery of the Hope Diamond

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Behind the Scenes of Mystery of the Hope Diamond

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Our film crew recreates the glamorous life of socialite Evalyn Walsh McLean. The one-time owner of the Hope Diamond was rumored to occasionally display the Hope Diamond on the neck of her Great Dane.

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Embark on an epic journey of Hope. The legend is as massive and multifaceted as the gem itself, spanning one billion years, three continents and leaving a trail of intrigue, envy and death. We uncover the science and secrets of history's most famous jewel by visiting different countries and getting expert opinions from forensic scientists and history scholars. Learn why the Hope Diamond has inspired superstition, passion and interest since its discovery, and witness the unveiling of Hope in its new limited-edition setting, designed by Harry Winston and chosen by the American public.

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