Harry Winston's father Jacob started a small jewelry business after Harry's mother and he immigrated to the United States from Ukraine. While growing up, Harry worked in his father's shop. Legend has it that when he was twelve years old, he recognized a two-carat emerald in a pawn shop, bought it for 25 cents, and sold it two days later for $800
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Identifying Stones Used in Vintage Costume Jewelry
Stones in Vintage Costume Jewelry - Identifying to Date, Value, and Catalog Collections :: The green stones with scalloped edges in this brooch are Swarovski margaritas. - - Photo by Jay B. Siegel for ChicAntiques.com