Bulgari has ushered in its 125th anniversary. From September 13, 2009, it goes back to 125 years ago. The brand The first page of history was written in Rome’s famous Palazzo delle Esposizioni.
An exhibition titled ‘Between History and Eternity: 1884-2009’ recalls the most glorious chapter in the company’s history, and the most critical evolution of Bulgari-style design. The exhibition started from the first store in 1884. Speaking of opening in Via Sistina, it continues to the present day. This moving story is told through more than five hundred pieces of jewelry, watches and masterpieces of objets d’ art. Some of these masterpieces are from the Vintage collection of Bulgari, which is the most special historical treasure kept in the company’s archives, and others come from some private collections, so they have never been exhibited before the public.
In addition to jewellery and watches, the retrospective also provides a series of documents that have never been made public, including sketches and sketches from different eras, as well as photos of famous artists, nobles and celebrities, all of which are the touching beauty of Bulgari jewelry. Followers. There is a passage all about the ‘dolce vita’ era, including an exhibition of the portrait of the heroine in that old film and a quote from the discourse, the first draft design of the jewellery worn on the screen by the most famous actress of that period, And other materials showing that Bulgari and the film industry have worked closely together since the 1940s to create fruitful results.
However, the real star of this chapter is the jewellery itself, a magnificent piece of work worn by Anna Magnani and Gina Lollobrigida, among others, making its debut here. The other room is all reserved for the legendary Elizabeth Taylor. This is a unique opportunity to admire some of Bulgari’s most outstanding works. Sixteen pieces of jewelry with similar styles are all pricey, and they all contain unique stories behind them. Of particular note is a diamond brooch with an emerald above eighteen grams in the center. This was an engagement gift given to Taylor by Richard Burton in 1962.