Bernard Hoffman1949

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Palm of jeweler Harry Winston displaying some of the gems in his collection including the Sapphire of Catherine the Great (next to thumb), the Hope Diamond (between index & middle) the Royal Spanish Emerald (green), the Idol's Eye (to L of emerald) the Jonker Diamond (C, square cut) the Star of the East diamond ( tear shaped, bottom) a large ruby, & pair of 50 carat matched pear shaped diamonds.

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  • Date: 1949
  • Location: New York, NY, US
  • Physical Dimensions: COLOR TRANSPARENCY
  • Subject Keywords: Sapphires, Rubies, Emeralds, Harry Winston, Diamonds, Jewels, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Bernard Hoffman
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_1180842
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.