Harry Winston's father Jacob started a small jewelry business after Harry's mother and he immigrated to the United States from Ukraine. While growing up, Harry worked in his father's shop. Legend has it that when he was twelve years old, he recognized a two-carat emerald in a pawn shop, bought it for 25 cents, and sold it two days later for $800
Harry Winston Opus 3 is the brain child of Vianney Halter and features six porthole displays. Each of the displays relies on its own jumping indicator to show the hour in the top left and right windows (blue), minutes in lower left and right (black), and date in the vertical center displays (red).
AN ELEGANT DIAMOND BRACELET, BY HARRY WINSTON The highly flexible wide band, composed of a series of marquise-cut diamonds, each spaced by a square-cut diamond, enhanced by single and old European-cut diamond foliate borders, mounted in platinum, 6½ ins., in a Harry Winston black suede case Signed Winston for Harry Winston