Marilyn's Cursed Diamond:
The Moon of Baroda
Discover the Curse
Beware. The Moon of Baroda has been long-believed to be cursed with a bad omen: “If the gem ever crosses a sea or ocean, it will bring bad luck to its owner.” But where did it begin?
For most of its near 500 year known history, the diamond remained in possession of the powerful Gaekwads of Baroda, an Indian dynasty of Maharajas.
In the mid-1700s, the stone was gifted to Empress Marie Thérèse of Austria. Some say the Empress’ untimely death was due to bad luck brought by the stone.
By the 1940s, the diamond finally found itself on American soil. The President of Detroit's Meyer Jewelry Company suggested Marilyn Monroe wear it in her film
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
Could the diamond’s curse be responsible for the turn of events in her career?
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