What It Is
Few jewels have inspired as much interest and intrigue as the 45-karat Hope Diamond. With a dramatic history that goes back to the 17th century and includes royalty and socialites, the diamond has resided in the Smithsonian since 1958. Now the most famous gem in history adds one more dramatic chapter to its story with the Hope Diamond Barbie doll. The doll wears a deep blue charmeuse gown with ruffled sleeves and a flared skirt. The doll also wears white opera gloves, a bracelet, earrings, and a miniature replica of the Hope Diamond. This doll is produced in a limited edition of no more than 6,500 pieces worldwide.
Why It’s Fun
This is one gorgeous doll. All the detailing on the Hope Diamond Barbie doll makes this a must-have collectible for any serious Barbie collector.
Who It’s For
The Hope Diamond Barbie is part of Mattel's Gold Label collection, which is targeted exclusively toward adult collectors.
What To Be Aware Of
This is a collectible doll and is not meant to be played with. Most collectors will choose to keep the doll inside its box so as not to decrease its value.