Following the Geneva auction at Christie’s where Harry Winston bought the «Winston Legacy», a remarkable flawless, colourless pear-shaped diamond with a weight of more than 101 carats, Nayla Hayek, CEO of Harry Winston said, «Incredible diamonds have always been at the heart of the Harry Winston brand, with many of the world’s most important diamonds beginning in the hands of Mr. Winston, himself, who had the gems cut and polished from pieces of rough. The acquisition of «Winston Legacy» underscores the brand’s continued commitment to perfection and quality at the highest level.
A stone of this caliber and rarity is the perfect continuation of Mr. Winston’s legacy as the King of Diamonds.»
The «Winston Legacy» was described by Rahul Kadakia, Head of Jewellery at Christie’s Switzerland and Americas, as «the most perfect diamond ever offered for sale at auction».
November 14, 2018, Geneva, Switzerland – Harry Winston, Inc. announces the acquisition of an extraordinary 18.96-carat, Fancy Vivid Pink diamond, named “The Winston Pink Legacy.” Purchased at Christie’s auction house in Geneva, the magnificent emerald-cut stone has been described as “virtually unheard of.” "As the King of Diamonds, Harry…
Press Release Biel / Bienne, May 10, 2013 – The Swatch Group Ltd announces today that Mrs. Nayla Hayek, Chairwoman of The Swatch Group Ltd, has been assigned the responsibility as CEO of Harry Winston, Inc. Mrs. Hayek had already been nominated Chairwoman of Harry Winston, Inc. when the company was acquired by Swatch Group in March 2013. The…
Swatch Group: Completion of Harry Winston Transaction Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), March 26, 2013 – The Swatch Group Ltd announces today that it has successfully completed the definite acquisition of the jewelry and timepiece brand Harry Winston, Inc., after the obtention of all required regulatory approvals.