In the 50’s and 60’s, Harry Winston was the most preeminent jeweler in the world. Hollywood and Arab princesses alike were in love with his revolutionary designs. Harry Winston in 1978 left us with an incredible legacy and some of the most important diamonds in history. Let me jog your memory… Have you ever heard of the Hope Diamond? Harry Winston donated this famous piece to the Smithsonian, along with many of the most spectacular diamonds ever found.
Today, Harry Winston’s legacy lives on through a delicate attention to detail in his fine jewelry, as well as his timepieces. A diamond selected by the House of Harry Winston is sure to have the utmost clarity and precision a diamond could possibly have.
Creativity was key in the House of Harry Winston. He expressed to all of his designers to use their imagination and as many diamonds, gems and pearls as they wished, to create the most unique pieces in the world. Using the technique of marquetry, pearl can be found in this radiant yet soft, pastel pearl palette. Dating back to the ancient Egyptians, the art of creating decorative designs by skillfully inlaying precious materials in complex patterns were considered masterpieces. Six different types of mother-of-pearl are intricately placed in a geometric pattern, around 44 brilliant-cut diamonds that make up the chapter emerald shaped ring in the center. An additional 43 diamonds adorn the edges, and frame this timepiece for a tailored look. This beautiful custom timepiece required more than 50 hours of work to complete.
Diamond links are a tradition in the House of Harry Winston’s handcrafted designs. A sophisticated cut iconic of his emerald diamonds, shows of the brilliant sparkle of this timepiece from any angle. The interconnecting links give the effect that the bracelet is floating off the wearer.
Capture the true essence of luxury by decorating yourself with the harmonious balance of beauty and elegance with a Harry Winston timepiece.
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