Essays Tagged: "Tavernier Blue"

The hope diamond

osits of gravel. Based on remarks written by the gem's first owner, French gem patron Jean Baptiste Tavernier (hence why it's color is called Tavernier Blue) the diamond was mined out of the Kollur mi ... of the Kollur mine in the Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. One report implies that Jean Baptiste Tavernier took 25 diamonds, which he acquired in India, to Paris and sold all of them to King Louis ...

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Subjects: History Term Papers