The material in this series consists of papers and images dealing with gems and precious stones. Items include business materials such as business cards, invoices, and shipment lists, as well as photographs, informational pamphlets, booklets and articles. Gems mentioned in these materials include diamonds, pearls, onyx, amethyst, star stones and precious stones. The bulk of materials is from the early 20th century. Researchers interested in the history, business and study of gems will find this material useful.
Gems series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Diamond industry and trade
The collection is open for research use. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves and use assistance when dealing with oversize materials