King Louis XIV was delighted to buy the Hope Diamond

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What Really Happened? The Curse of the Idol's Eye. The Hope Diamond was once the eye of a Hindu god. King Louis XIV was delighted to buy the gem… he was not one to believe that it was the world's unluckiest gemstone. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 686 (8 March 1975).

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