Bulgari’s High Jewelry Collection Interprets Italian Gardens

Just reading the headline from Forbes Magazine brought back fond memories from living in Italy. Anthony deMarco, the author described the latest collection from Bulgari’s new jewelry line. Great article and perfect for inspiring good design.

The “Hidden Treasures” earrings, inspired by the geometric designs of sculpted evergreens, consist of two fancy cut Zambian emeralds for each jewel. The four stones together weigh 143.1 carats. They were extracted from a single 400-carat rough stone.
The “Hidden Treasures” earrings, inspired by the geometric designs of sculpted evergreens, consist of two fancy cut Zambian emeralds for each jewel. The four stones together weigh 143.1 carats. They were extracted from a single 400-carat rough stone.

Bulgari took to interpreting the structured serenity of Italian gardens of the Renaissance period with its Italian Gardens collection of 100 one-of-a-kind pieces. Bulgari has a long history of interpreting the dialogue between art and nature in its jewels. In this collection they use marvelous gemstones and diamonds. Each with a unique take on mother nature.
“Spring Encounter,” inspired by the “Allegory of Spring” by Sandro Botticelli, describes the eternal rebirth of nature.  While romantic and beautiful, this necklace also showcases the skill of Bulgari’s craftsmen. Brilliant-cut diamonds are placed in the centre of 16 flowers. Each flower vibrates as the necklace moves. 
SECRET-GARDEN
The “Secret Garden” necklace, designed to replicate the intimate, hidden areas in Italian Renaissance gardens. Rubellite, tanzanite, citrine, amethyst and aquamarine receive a special fancy cut to appear like petals.

Diamonds also play an important role in this collection. “Spring Encounter,” inspired by the “Allegory of Spring” by Sandro Botticelli, describes the eternal rebirth of nature. Bulgari says it also refers to its past, recalling a necklace from 1969 in yellow gold with pearls, coral and diamonds. While romantic and beautiful, this necklace also showcases the skill of Bulgari’s craftsmen. Brilliant-cut diamonds are placed in the centre of 16 flowers. Each flower vibrates as the necklace moves. The delicate 18k gold petals of each flower are paved with diamonds

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