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186-Carat Diamond Is Cursed

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British officials have opted to keep the Koh-i-Noor, a 186-karat diamond that supposedly carries a curse so that "only god or a woman can wear it with impunity." The famous gem currently resides in the late Queen Mother's crown.


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I saw this with the crown jewels in April. They're all stunning. This one has a little plaque explaining it was a "gift" from India. Right. I vote for returning it from whence it came.