Fawaz Gruosi set up de Grisogono in 1993 with two partners. Three years later, he launched a jewellery collection centred on black diamonds. In 2000, Instrumento N° Uno became the first watch in the brand's portfolio. De Grisogono timepieces stand out for their sumptuous style. The brand has earned a reputation for glamour; year after year, its watches and jewellery adorn the stars who walk the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
Watchmaker and jeweller de Grisogono established in Geneva by Fawaz Gruosi.
Fawaz Gruosi put his name on the map by using black diamonds, a stone previously unseen in jewellery.
Instrumento N° Uno launched at the Basel watch fair, with a galuchat strap and blackened steel movement.
De Grisogono joined forces with Samsung to create a gem-set smartwatch, the Samsung Gear S2.