|Prices from||£1,700 to £354,000|
|Famous for||Put on a BVLGARI, and you feel just that bit closer to being Sophia Loren. The Roman company produces visually stunning watches that capture the glamour and sensuality of ‘the sweet life’.|
Founded in 1884, Bvlgari began as a jewellery shop and quickly established a reputation for Italian excellence with exquisite craftsmanship and magnificent jewellery creations. The High Jewellery watch shown above has a 18 ct white gold bracelet and case, full diamond pavé set: 16 round- cut diamonds, 394 brilliant-cut and 302 baguette-cut diamonds totally 22.62 carats. Its quartz movement customised for Bulgari.
Bvlgari loves divas and in the golden age of the ‘La Dolce Vita’, the firm’s watches and jewels were regularly worn by charismatic stars such as Gina Lollobrigadia and Monica Belluci. Its recent ‘Diva’ watch with 18 ct white gold bracelet and case and full diamond pavé set pays tribute to this era.
Did You Know? Bvlgari was the first company to use its name on the bezel of their watches. This was in homage of the ancient Emperors of Rome who had their names engraved on the coins of the time. This gave the coinage extra symbolism and prestige.
Brand Friends: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy chose Bvlgari for her first modeling assignment since becoming First Lady. A natural match for the brand that loves strong and sexy women, the modern day diva modeled for the company in 2013, showing off the newest line of exquisite jewels that “reflect the radiance, glamour and graceful charm of contemporary feminine icons.”