Established in 1993 in Geneva under Fawaz Gruosi’s leadership, the company’s history has been a succession of bold moves and stunning achievements.
An alliance of contemporary and classic styles, a mixture of oriental splendour and baroque exuberance, an innovation in the art of fashioning gold, a tribute to the black diamonds: de GRISOGONO takes risks, creates, and disrupts the rules of the past by means of amazing volumes.
de GRISOGONO jewellery becomes a signature, a world of sophistication, a universe in which luxury develops into an art of living.
The Art of de GRISOGONO
From the discovery of the 404-carat rough stone in the heart of Angola to the unveiling of the resulting jewellery creation in Hong Kong, through the various stages involved in its crafting: enjoy a backstage view of de Grisogono’s inimitable expertise. An immersion into the experience of the men and women who have laboured in total secrecy to achieve excellence and perfection in order to create an unprecedented work of art.
/The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation I, is revealed, a one-of-a-kind High Jewellery necklace featuring the largest 163.41 carat D-Colour Flawless diamond ever to come to auction.
Peerless diamonds, unparalleled craftsmanship, superlative jewels and a unique partnership for historical gems, as Christie’s and de GRISOGONO set a new standard for sublime luxury. A dazzling new chapter in which historically significant diamonds in the most spectacular settings take centre stage. de GRISOGONO proudly presents an asymmetric necklace starring the 163.41-carat diamond as its centrepiece. The magnificent gem is framed to the left by 18 emerald-cut diamonds; and to the right by two rows of pear-shaped emeralds set against a darkened gold background creating the Maison’s signature chiaroscuro effect.
‘Creation 1’ breaks records at Christie’s
Industry records were broken as Christie’s auctioned de GRISOGONO’s ground-breaking necklace, ‘The Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1’, at the landmark Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva on November the 14th, with the necklace achieving the price of CHF 33,500,000 / US$ 33,701,000.
/A new standard for sublime luxury
The beauty of the project lay in conveying the/ spirit of de GRISOGONO through a jewel worthy of this magnificent stone while ensuring a wearable piece of jewellery of the utmost comfort. Here, inspired by the majesty of the historic stone, Fawaz Gruosi’s unstoppable search for beauty in audacious and exciting new forms rises to fresh heights of mastery. Produced by the unparalleled expertise of 14 master craftspeople in de GRISOGONO’s high jewellery atelier, the result is Creation I, a sensational asymmetric necklace with the 163.41-carat diamond as the centerpiece, enhanced with emerald-cut diamonds and emeralds, propelling de GRISOGONO into a class of its own.