Necklace (diamond)

Harry Winston

Established 1932

Founded in 1932, by gemologist Harry Winston, Harry Winstons sets the standard for the ultimate in fine jewelry. Known as ‘King of Diamonds’ and ‘Jeweler to the Stars’, Harry Winston had an innovative design philosophy: the individual gemstones, rather than the metal settings, are leading in a design. This philosophy revolutionized fine jewelry design in general.

Not only did Winston dress Hollywood legends, he also acquired some of the world’s most famous gemstones: the Jonker, Hope, and Winston Legacy Diamonds. Harry Winston’s name simply has been synonymous with the best that there is.

* Harry Winston was the first to lend diamonds to an actress for the Academy Awards, dressing the evening’s Best Actress winner, Jennifer Jones;
* the title song of the movie Gentleman Prefer Blondes (1953), ‘Diamonds are a Girl’s best friend’, includes the famous line: ‘Talk to me Harry Winston! Tell me all about it!’

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