Harry Winston: the Royal Adornments Collection

Harry Winston

As Maurice Galli, long time jewelry designer for Winston and other major houses, once told us, “Mr. Winston would have been happy to have simply glued the gems to the client.” And you see this in these magnificent royal jewels, as the gems appear to be hanging in mid air. Only the tiniest metal prongs are visible. – gr

Inspired by our regal legacy and noble jewels of the past, the “King of Diamonds” extends its court with a series of one-of-a-kind suites that bridge inspiration from the exquisite royal renderings of the past, with a contemporary approach. Introducing Royal Adornments.

Regal Refinement

A royal spirit has run through the House of Harry Winston since its founding over 90 years ago. Known as the “King of Diamonds,” Mr. Winston earned his iconic moniker due to his breathtaking collection of precious diamonds and gemstones—a collection so impressive and rare that it could only be rivaled by those of the world’s leading royal dynasties. From the famous Hope Diamond to gems once worn by Marie Antoinette herself, these legendary acquisitions were often of royal provenance. In addition to his passion for gemstones, Mr. Winston created bespoke necklaces and tiaras for the most special of royal occasions. As an homage to this noble history, the Royal Adornments collection celebrates royal jewels of the past with sophisticated pieces for the present.

The Duchess Necklace

Similar to Mr. Winston, the Duchess of Windsor was incredibly passionate about the world’s rarest diamonds and precious colored gemstones–especially yellow diamonds.

A brilliant ode to the Duchess of Windsor’s passion for yellow diamonds, this extraordinary high jewelry piece sparkles with a 40.11 Flawless Fancy Intense yellow radiant-cut diamond center stone—one of the rarest of the rare. A glowing halo of mixed-cut white diamonds and yellow diamonds enhances the jewel’s beautiful luminosity.

The Princess Suite

A contemporary spin on a sentimental jewel, the Princess Suite references a stunning diamond necklace Harry Winston created for a young royal princess in 1977, on the occasion of her “Sweet 16” birthday.

Totaling an impressive 186.22 carats, the Princess Necklace is a multi-strand wide collar jewel composed of a stunning arrangement of white diamonds, cushion-cut sapphires, and icy aquamarines. With marquise-shaped stones, the diamond strand recalls the butterfly motif in Harry Winston’s original “Sweet 16” necklace commissioned for a young royal princess in 1977.

The Viscountess Suite

Defined by radiant sapphires—a stone treasured by royals for its vibrant hue and symbolism—the suite features an elegant necklace and accompanying emerald-cut earrings.

A spectacular 25.02 carat octagonal-cut sapphire takes center stage in this one-of-a-kind high jewelry design. Flanked by round and pear-shaped sapphires that graduate from light to dark in color as well as sparkling round brilliant diamonds, the collar-style necklace embodies regal sophistication.

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