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Between history and eternity

Author: Amanda Triossi

By bringing together nearly five hundred objects created between 1884 and 2009, the exhibition intends to illustrate the origin and success of an absolutely distinctive style and, at the same time, celebrate the extraordinary technical and creative quality of the famous Roman maison.

By bringing together nearly five hundred objects created between 1884 and 2009, the exhibition intends to illustrate the origin and success of an absolutely distinctive style and, at the same time, celebrate the extraordinary technical and creative quality of the famous Roman maison.

The snake from Bulgari - Since the 1940's

More than 600 objects from the close of the 19th century to today, characterized by bold juxtapositions of precious materials, a unique purity of design and obsessive attention to detail. An enthralling excursus through jewels of extraordinary beauty, many of which belonged to legends of international cinema, including the splendid jewelry of Anna Magnani, Grace Kelly, Gina Lollobrigida, Anita Ekberg, Diana Vreeland and Elizabeth Taylor, seen here in intriguing photos from the period. The technical drawings and detailed catalogue entries make this catalogue a fascinating work for lovers of beauty and collectors alike, as well as a formidable professional resource for those in the field.

More than 600 objects from the close of the 19th century to today, characterized by bold juxtapositions of precious materials, a unique purity of design and obsessive attention to detail. An enthralling excursus through jewels of extraordinary beauty, many of which belonged to legends of international cinema, including the splendid jewelry of Anna Magnani, Grace Kelly, Gina Lollobrigida, Anita Ekberg, Diana Vreeland and Elizabeth Taylor, seen here in intriguing photos from the period. The technical drawings and detailed catalogue entries make this catalogue a fascinating work for lovers of beauty and collectors alike, as well as a formidable professional resource for those in the field.

The collection of Elizabeth Taylor from Bulgari

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Detail of a brooch from the Tremblant collection

The collection of Elizabeth Taylor from Bulgari

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Detail of a brooch from the Tremblant collection

Women no longer want ornaments to wear only on special occasions, but jewelry to wear often and with different clothes — Gianni Bulgari.

Women no longer want ornaments to wear only on special occasions, but jewelry to wear often and with different clothes — Gianni Bulgari.

Beautifully designed and illustrated, this book is an all-access pass inside the story of the worlds most famous family of jewellers. It is the book of a major travelling exhibition who took place in Rome in 2009 to mark Bulgari 125th anniversary. The aim of the exhibition and its book is to illustrate Bulgari achievements in the world of jewelry and design but also to highlight its unique heritage which has its roots in Classical Greek Antiquity, Ancient Rome, Italian Renaissance and Roman Baroque. Entertaining and didactical at the same time, this book is the essential complement to any jewelry lovers collection.

Beautifully designed and illustrated, this book is an all-access pass inside the story of the worlds most famous family of jewellers. It is the book of a major travelling exhibition who took place in Rome in 2009 to mark Bulgari 125th anniversary. The aim of the exhibition and its book is to illustrate Bulgari achievements in the world of jewelry and design but also to highlight its unique heritage which has its roots in Classical Greek Antiquity, Ancient Rome, Italian Renaissance and Roman Baroque. Entertaining and didactical at the same time, this book is the essential complement to any jewelry lovers collection.

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