Derived from the Greco Roman term ‘Chrysogonos’ meaning ‘begotten of gold’, de Grisogono was founded by Fawaz Gruosi in 1993. The brand has grown steadily over the last two decades. With the original shop in 104 Rue du Rhone in Geneva, the brand has opened shops across the globe, from London, Paris, Gstaad and Rome to Dubai and Korea.
From a mix of Italian and Lebanese decent, Gruosi is an experienced black diamond specialist. He designed the firm’s opulent pieces. De Grisogono designs characteristically focus on the showcasing the natural brilliance of the finest quality gemstones. Gruosi often incorporates vibrant green emeralds within his designs in homage to his Italian roots: the colour green carrying good luck in Italian folklore.