Drag a ring to the spot you want …
It passed hands and ended with Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov in Russia.Here is the list of 10 Indian originated diamonds which are cursed and ended many lives.Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, incorporated Koh-i-Noor into his Peacock throne and his son Aurangzeb had him imprisoned in a fort. The Regent Diamond.
The diamond was eventually cut down to 140.64 carats and had several owners which included French Regent Philippe II of Orleans, the French royal family (it was set in the crown of King Louis XV), and Napoleon Bonaparte. Both women allegedly jumped to their deaths in the 1940s. Catherine never came back to her but named the diamond after him which is now exhibited in Moscow showcasing Russia’s crown jewels.First of all, it’s not a sapphire but an Amethyst. Originated in India mined from the Kollur mine of Guntur District (Andhra Pradesh), It was owned by many including Tavernier, Louis XIV and Henry Phillip Hope. Heron-Allen’s daughter donated the gem, mounted in a ring in the form of a snake, to the museum in January 1944. The as yet unnamed stone passed from merchant to merchant, eventually appearing for sale in Amsterdam. It is believed that he was torn apart by wild dogs while travelling in Russia after he had sold the diamond. Later it passed on to hands of Mrs. Evalyn McLean who threw lavish ‘finding the Hope’ party where the guests were invited to find the gemstone that she had hidden in her estate.
One example was in 1604 when James I of England bought the diamond and wore it for good luck, but according to one legend, when the stone was being transported to him, the courier was robbed and then murdered. According to one myth, the pale-blue-tinted diamond was found by a slave who hid it in a self-inflicted wound in his leg. This extremely tempting diamond weighs 140.64 carats and has a white and pale blue colour. It is also said to hold some bad luck. The Diamond Store. This dazzling and beautiful diamond with an antique cushion cut and dark greyish blue colour is weighted 45.52 carats.
Mysterious Universe is a property of 8th Kind Pty LtdThe Regent Diamond was originally 410 carats when it was mined in India back in the year 1701. The four rings are circled in blue in the screenshot.
https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/68465/8-supposedly-cursed-gems He had the diamond cut down to 140.64 carats and sold it to Regent Philippe II of Orleans in 1717.
I don’t think I’d wear a stone as a good luck charm if the person who was bringing it to me had died…Copyright © Mysterious Universe. It was eventually discovered and returned to the museum but the stone is still considered to be cursed. The ring came alongside a letter, which claimed the stone “was looted from the treasure of the Temple of the God Indra at Cawnpore during the Indian mutiny in 1855 and brought to this country by Colonel W. Ferris of the Bengal Cavalry. Even though the gemstone was guarded by an alarm, the battery was dead on that specific night.
After that, it was reduced to 186 carats from somewhat 800 carats.