Harry Winston

Harry Winston’s commitment to quality and fine craftsmanship, in keeping with the finest traditions of Haute Horlogerie, remains the unmistakable signature of a rare degree of legitimacy in the field of jewelry making and watchmaking creativity and ingenuity.

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  • About Harry Winston

    Founded in New York City in 1932, Harry Winston is one of the most prestigious fine watchmaking and jewelry brands in the world.  Its history is studded with some of the most famous jewels in the world, including the Lesotho, Jonker and Taylor-Burton diamonds.  Synonymous with the most magnificent jewels throughout its history, the Winston name has been linked to more of the world's famous gemstones than any other outside the British Crown.  Known as “The King of Diamonds”, Mr. Winston donated the most famous diamond in the world, the Hope Diamond, to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. in 1958.

    The avant-garde, innovative alchemy blending knowhow and design that has been pursued by Harry Winston has revolutionized the world of fine jewelry.  The Cluster setting technique is a vibrant illustration of this. Today as ever, the brand's designers are imbued with boundless creativity, leaving free rein to the imagination – backed by fascinating craftsmanship.  The biggest stars have been lighting up the red carpet with Harry Winston's creations since 1944. That was the year Jennifer Jones made movie history by winning the best actress Oscar, and jewelry history by being the first to wear jewelry loaned by Harry Winston.  Since then, Harry Winston has been putting Hollywood's glamour in the spotlight and established itself as the jeweller to the stars.

    Building on its sound reputation in jewellery creativity and innovation, the Harry Winston brand decided to go into watchmaking in 1989.  From the most stunning gem-set watches to high complication timepieces Harry Winston is has been pursuing the Firm's its quest for excellence. True to the brand's spirit, Harry Winston has placed it watchmaking division squarely in the tradition of its legendary jewelry expertise, being synonymous with authentic and rare luxury, with no compromising on either technical or aesthetic quality. This discipline has earned Harry Winston a large number of international awards. 

    Each timepieces collection – audacious, complex, avant-garde, for men or for ladies – is an ambassador for fine watchmaking.  Pursuing its commitment to push the boundaries of haute horlogerie with creativity and audacity, , Harry Winston opened its own manufacture in 2007 in Geneva, Switzerland, the watchmaking capital of the world.

    Of all its collections, one in particular continues to defy expectations, creating annual anticipation within the world of Haute Horlogerie: the Opus series Launched in 2001, Opus is the story of partnerships between the brand and the most talented and innovative watchmakers.  Each Opus timepiece represents a collaborative journey to reinvent the concept of telling time through revolutionary designs, innovative movements, and complication never before introduced in the watchmaking industry.

  • Harry Winston's philosophy

    Harry Winston's commitment to quality and fine craftsmanship, in keeping with the finest traditions of Haute Horlogerie, remains the unmistakable signature of a rare degree of legitimacy in the field of jewelry making and watchmaking creativity and ingenuity.  A legitimacy that is well ahead of its time and directed towards a promising future without limitation or compromises.

    Offering both accessible and exclusive contemporary collections, the Manufacture has carved out a completely new path for itself.  Harry Winston is now a firm whose legitimacy is known and acclaimed both in its original trade of jeweller and in its watchmaking developments. 

  • Harry Winston's collections

    Harry Winston The Midnight CollectionTM: Classic yet modern, in a word: timeless.  This elegant, versatile collection, with all the hallmarks of authenticity and sophistication, offers a universe of refined and subtle expression.

    Harry Winston The Premier CollectionTM: Embodying the Firm's unceasing quest for creativity and excellence, Harry Winston's iconic Premier collection, for men and ladies, strikes balance between aesthetics and technical design for a rare and original expression of time.

    Ocean SportTM Collection: Crafted in Zalium™, a material unique to Harry Winston in watchmaking, the Ocean Sport Collection is the epitome of innovation and design. The striking designs and powerful architecture of the men's and ladies' timepieces in this collection make a decisively adventurous statement.

    Harry Winston The Ocean CollectionTM: Complicated watchmaking at Harry Winston finds its most contemporary and sophisticated expression in the Ocean Collection, where complex mechanisms and signature designs are the hallmarks of Haute Horlogerie for the modern era.

    Harry Winston The Avenue CollectionTM: This collection pays tribute to the glamour and sophistication of the Art Deco period.  Drawing its inspiration from the architecture of New York City, the Avenue Collection presents graphic lines and cases delicately adorned with three iconic central arches – subtly reminiscent of the neoclassical vault which dominates the famous facade of the Harry Winston Fifth Avenue flagship Salon.

    High Jewelry: This collection features dazzling jewelry timepieces with the lush decorative richness and exquisite design for which the House of Harry Winston is known for. Stunning diamond-set timepieces drawing on motifs from nature, or simply show-stopping pieces of jewelry in their own right, comprise the Harry Winston high jewelry timepieces collection:  part jewelry, part timepieces, and pure Harry Winston

    Histoire de Tourbillon: Launched in 2009, Histoire de Tourbillon embodies Harry Winston's visionary spirit and determination to explore new dimensions.  Dedicated to the complex craftsmanship of one of the most exclusive horological complications, the collection combines technical sophistication and fine design in a daring and distinctive manner.

  • Contact Harry Winston

    Harry Winston
    1330 Avenue of The Americas
    New York, NY 10019
    USA

    Harry Winston
    Chemin du Tourbillon 8
    CH-1228 Plan-Les-Ouates
    T. +41 22 716 29 00

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Featured Harry Winston Watches

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    Harry Winston The Premier Collection™

    Premier Precious Marquetry 36mm

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    Histoire de Tourbillon 5

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    Harry Winston

    Project Z8

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    Harry Winston Midnight Collection™

    Midnight Moon Phase 42mm

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    Harry Winston Midnight Collection™

    Midnight Diamond Drops 39mm

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