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The mystery of the 4 most dangerous gems in the world: Everyone desires but does not dare to own

These gems are all very expensive but no one wants to own them.

Koh-i-Noor diamonds and curses are only for men

The Koh-i-noor diamond is known as the most beautiful diamond in the world. It is currently attached to the crown of the Queen of England.

According to rumors, any man who wears this diamond will have a tragic end, only God or women can carry it with impunity.

The curse actually happened in the 16th century, the Mughal king who owned the diamond was banished from the kingdom. His successor Shah Jahan then mounted it on the throne and was kept by his son until old age. Emir Duleep Singh paid Koh-i-Noor to England, received a payment of £ 50,000 a year, but also died in poverty in France in 1893.

Until now, the Koh-i-Noor diamond belongs to the British Queen Elizabeth II. It is preserved in the Tower of London as part of the British Royal Treasures collection.

Hope Diamond

Hope is a special diamond weighing 45.52 carats, currently on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington. To the naked eye, it is dark green. When exposed to ultraviolet light, it will emit red light. Currently, the diamond is being used as the face of a necklace set with 61 other diamonds.

Legend has it that this diamond was originally attached to one of the eyes of the sacred Hindu goddess Sita and weighed 123 carats. It was later stolen by thieves. Immediately, the Brahmin elders cast a spell, casting a terrible curse on whoever held the precious stone.

Successively, the owners of the gem suffered calamities, such as the beheading of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette; trader Simon Frankel had a lot of financial difficulties and had to sell diamonds; and the worst disaster is that lady Evalyn Walsh McLean is broke, her husband is divorced, her son has a car accident, and her daughter dies of a drug overdose.

After that, no one dared to own this gem and it was donated back to the Smithsonian Museum.

The jade scarab and the death curse

The ancient Egyptians were always famous for their curses to protect the pharaoh’s tomb from thieves. One of them is the curse on King Tutankhamun’s scarab-shaped jewel: “Whoever dares disturb the sleep of Pharaoh must die!”

A South African navy spirit then took possession of the jewel. According to records, this soldier drowned during a sea voyage. Not long after, his daughter also died of leukemia.

Out of fear, the navy soldier’s wife sold the jade scarab to another South African woman. This person’s daughter also died of leukemia, and her husband died suddenly of unknown cause. She then had to hand over the jade scarab to the Government.

Delhi Amethyst

The Delhi Amethyst was brought from Delhi, India to England by a Bengali Colonel named W. Ferris. Since owning the stone, his family gradually broke down, his own health deteriorated and died. The stone was handed over to the eldest son, but unexpectedly, after a while, he also suffered very heavy property damage, had to live in poverty for the rest of his life.

The later owners of the stone also suffered many calamities: scientist Heron Allen and later two of his other friends. In 1904, he had to bury the stone and told his descendants to dig it up 30 years after his death.

His daughter obeyed and received a warning accompanying the stone from her father, “Throw the box and the stone into the sea”. However, she did not throw it away, but donated it to the Natural History Museum.

Years later, a former librarian named John Whittaker brought the strange story of the stone to a symposium about scientist Heron Allen.

After the first conference, he and his wife encountered a strange rainstorm. The night before the second conference, he suffered a severe pain and had to be hospitalized for surgery. By the third conference, he was unable to attend because of kidney stones and had to have a second surgery.