Gem Junkies

Oh Curse You!!!

October 31, 2019 Season 2 Episode 22
Gem Junkies
Oh Curse You!!!
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Gem Junkies
Oh Curse You!!!
Oct 31, 2019 Season 2 Episode 22
Parle Jewelry Design's Jonathan and Brecken Farnsworth.
Halloween is here and we couldn’t resist an opportunity to talk about cursed gemstones and jewelry. We go as far back to the legendary Hope Diamond, The Curse of the Delhi Purple Sapphire, The Black Orlov and yes, even a cursed opal.
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Halloween is here and we couldn’t resist an opportunity to talk about cursed gemstones and jewelry.  We go as far back to the legendary Hope Diamond, The Curse of the Delhi Purple Sapphire, The Black Orlov and yes, even a cursed opal.  

 

00:00:00                             Garlic Breath

00:41:00                             Halloween Special – Cursed Jewelry

01:44:00                             The most famous cursed gemstone – The Hope Diamond

02:35:00                             It all began in the year of 1666

04:05:00                             1678 – Louise the 14th = French Blue

05:02:00                             Louise the 15th = Order of the Golden Fleece

05:47:00                             Louise the 16th 

06:13:00                             When things start to go south

07:24:00                             And then the stone disappeared

08:03:00                             20 years later the Hope Diamond appeared

08:41:00                             1812 – Sold to King George the IV and it’s transition to the Hope Family

09:19:00                             16 years after the Hope Estate

10:29:00                             Getting picked up by Cartier

10:45:00                             Attempting to turn it lucky

11:49:00                             No hope for the Hope Diamond

12:12:50                             The final curse of the Hope Diamond

13:01:00                             Cool qualities about the Hope Diamond

13:36:00                             The curse of the Delhi Purple Sapphire (aka Amethyst)

14:08:00                             A letter from Heron Allen to the future processor of the Amethyst

18:33:00                             A curse opal 

21:10:00                             The Black Orlov



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