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The doors of Harry Winston first opened in 1932, taking inspiration from the excitement of New York City, a legacy in jewelry began. Gemstones became pieces of art. The Harry Winston legacy is the rare, exceptional and utterly timeless. There is an excitement about Harry Winston jewelry from the historical Hope Diamond to the red carpet. The Hope Diamond Among the greatest of Mr. Winston’s gemstones, the Hope Diamond, discovered in India in the mid 1600s, sized at 45.52-carats, this blue diamond with along list of previous owners including Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette, and later came into possession of Mr. Winston when he purchased it in 1949 acquired from the estate of an American socialite. He later donated it to the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC as a gift to the world. In 2010 celebrating the anniversary of Harry Winston Inc, the Hope Diamond was graced with a new…