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Mouawad

Crafting the Extraordinary

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A Century of Elegance: Mouawad's Unrivaled Jewelry Legacy. Five generations of masterful craftsmanship, innovation, and luxury. Discover a world where gems transform into art and tradition meets innovation.
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MOUAWAD – A jewelry house specialized in crafting the extraordinary since 1890.

Mouawad is a renowned luxury jewelry brand recognized for its timeless elegance, exceptional craftsmanship, and rich heritage. With a legacy spanning over a century, Mouawad has epitomized excellence in jewelry, crafting the extraordinary with artistic mastery and trusted expertise. From its exquisite diamond creations to its iconic world records, Mouawad continues to captivate discerning individuals worldwide, embodying the pinnacle of luxury and artistry.

A lifetime passion for the finest gems in existence 

Many accolades pay testament to this family’s extraordinary passion for gemmology over time. The Mouawad diamond collection, one of the finest in the world, contains some of the largest and rarest diamonds known to man, including legendary, historic gems, many of which carry Mouawad as part of their designated name. The family’s never-ceasing commitment to excellence and vast contribution to the industry are immortalized in the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) bestowed upon third-generation Robert Mouawad and the naming of the GIA campus in his honor. 

Today, as a Diamond Trading Company (DTC) Sightholder, Mouawad’s pursuit of the finest gems in existence is facilitated with direct and unique access to conflict-free rough diamonds and gemstones, sourced and purchased in countries that are full participants in the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme. In the hands of Mouawad artisans these outstanding gems are handcrafted, using meticulous expertise, to become unique, artistic statements, whether as stunning haute joaillerie, magnificent bespoke masterpieces, objects of art or breathtaking timepieces. 

Global recognition for exceptional masterpieces 

The company’s commitment to ‘crafting the extraordinary’ has been rewarded with an unprecedented five Guinness World Records, the most recent of which being for the Mouawad Flower of Eternity Jewellery Coffer — the most valuable jewelry box in the world (US $3.5M). In 2013 the Mouawad L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace was named as the most valuable necklace in the world (US $55M), featuring the world’s largest internally flawless diamond, the Incomparable Diamond (407.48 carat). In 2011 Guinness awarded Mouawad for creating the most valuable handbag in the world ― the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse (US $3.8M). In 2003 the Very Sexy Fantasy Bra received a Guinness for being the most expensive bra ever made (US $11M), and in 1990 a Guinness World Record was awarded for the Mouawad Splendor ― the most expensive single pear-shaped diamond in the world at the time (US $12.76M).