Noted gemcutter Scott Sucher to speak on the history of the Hope Diamond
On Thursday evening October 3, 2019 Scott Sucher will talk about the history of the Hope diamond from the mining of the Tavernier Blue diamond, its metamorphosis into the French Blue, and creation of the Hope diamond, Scott Sucher will take you on a fascinating journey filled with mystery, intrigue, and at times a little luck. This presentation summarizes the research performed for the Discovery Channel and Geographic Channel programs about the Hope Diamond. See how the latest in forensics and computer modeling shows the history of the Hope, with a surprise ending about the missing 20 years when the French Blue was cut into the Hope Diamond. The original Hope Diamond resides in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.
The lecture on October 3, 2019 at 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM for a reception with light refreshments. Reservations are required. This event is free to members and only $10 to non-members.
- October 3, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm