Founder, Creative Director and Executive Board Member of de Grisogono, Fawaz Gruosi, celebrated his birthday in style on August 8th on the Costa Smeralda in Sardinia, Italy. Six hundred guests including international celebrities and other VIPs joined in the festivities while admiring a series of unique and exceptional high jewellery creations from the “Folies” Collection, showcased at the Hotel Cala di Volpe in Porto Cervo until August 15th.
Among the pieces on display is this stunning necklace crafted in 132.61g of white gold, set with 1 pear-cut blue sapphire of 0.53cts; 6 pear-cut white diamonds for 16.88cts; 170 blue sapphires for 7.36cts; 477 icy diamonds for 56.81cts, and 1012 white diamonds for 34.58cts.
Parallel to the “Folies”, the haute brand, known for its bold jewelry and watch designs, is also making sure the latest marvels from other collections are brought closer to privileged clients in a handful of boutiques around the world, including the Dubai Mall Flagship Boutique in the UAE that has recently received the BABY GRAPPOLI with rubies and gently jiggling briolette-cut rubellites, unique high-jewelry ring and earring sets, and classic collection pieces such as the CUORE flexible wedding bands with heart-shaped emerald, ruby and diamonds. Here are some of the colourful creations now available:
BABY GRAPPOLI jewelry watch
Pink gold case full snow set with 525 rubies, black rhodium grains, 62 briolette-cut rubellites hand-sewn on the case, with pink gold dial snow-set with 226 rubies, black rhodium grains, pink gold Dauphine hands. Ruby galuchat strap, with pink gold triple folding clasp set with 68 rubies, black rhodium grains.
Quartz movement – hours, minutes. Water resistant 3 ATM.
NEW RETRO watch
Pink gold watch set with 303 rubies for 4.50 cts. Crown at 12 o’clock – black rhodium on set grains.
White dial with dark pink Arabic numbers, pink hands. Ruby galuchat strap with pink gold triple folding clasp set with 112 rubies for 0.80 cts – black rhodium on set grains.
High Jewelry earrings
White gold. 81 briolette-cut white diamonds : 39.90 cts. 81 briolette-cut rubies : 39.37 cts. 236 white diamonds : 6.17 cts. 236 rubies : 8.35 cts.
High Jewelry ring
White gold. 9 triangular-cut white diamonds : 1.40 cts. 178 rubies : 7.40 cts. 226 white diamonds : 4.45 cts.
High Jewelry ring
White gold. 13 baguette-cut white diamonds : 0.64 cts. 210 emeralds : 6.52 cts. 258 white diamonds : 1.20 cts.
White and pink gold. 1 ruby heart-shape : 1.50 cts. 14 white diamonds heart-shape : 3.65 cts.
White and pink gold. 1 emerald heart-shape : 1.15 cts. 14 white diamonds : 3.50 Cts.