Did you know? A non-negotiable clause in renowned American jeweler, Harry Winston’s (1896-1978) business insurance policy forbade him from showing his face directly to the public! For security reasons, Harry was only photographed in indirect poses, such as from afar, with his head down, or in the shadows, never exposing his facial image directly to the public. Only in his New York Times obituary photograph, in December of 1978, was Harry Winston’s face intentionally revealed to the public. Harry Winston is best known for donating the famous Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian Institution in 1958 after owning it for a decade!
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