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Gems And Jewels - Edward McLean ($7M)

#15 Gems And Jewels – Edward McLean ($7M)

Evalyn Walsh McLean, the heir to a multi-million dollar gold mining empire and a socialite, was known for her love for diamonds and pets. She is remembered in history for being the proud owner of two of the most expensive diamonds in the world – the Hope Diamond and Star of the East.

The 94.80-carat Star of the East was a wedding gift to her from her father and cost roughly $3 million in today’s money, whereas her husband Edward McLean gifted her the 45.52-carat, over $7 million Hope Diamond.

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