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The Louvre Museum in Paris
1962
The Hope Diamond was exhibited at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France
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Hope Diamond mounted in a spiderweb in a rose bush for the Rand Easter Show in South Africa in 1965
1965
The Hope Diamond traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa for the Rand Easter Show
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City
1982
The Hope Diamond was displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York for the 50th Anniversary of Harry Winston, Inc.
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1965
At the Rand Easter Show in South Africa

The Hope Diamond was loaned to DeBeers and traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa for the Rand Easter Show, one of the largest consumer exhibitions in the world. The Hope Diamond was the main attraction in the jewel box in the Diamond Pavilion. Surrounded by a cluster of diamonds, it was exhibited on a finely woven spider’s web supported by the bare branches of a rose bush and illuminated from above.

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Hope Diamond mounted in a spiderweb in a rose bush for the Rand Easter Show in South Africa in 1965
Timeline adapted from Post and Farges 2014 and sources therein. Updated 23 October 2017.

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