The Aurora Butterfly of Peace

November 23, 2004 – July 25, 2005

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

2nd Floor, Geology, Gems, and Minerals Hall Floor Plan

On view are 240 natural colored diamonds -- one of the most comprehensive collections of natural colored diamonds in the world -- loosely arranged to form the shape of a butterfly. The total weight of the diamonds is 166.64 carats.