Eyeing the Emeralds at Bulgari’s Paris High Jewellery Presentation

I’m generally anxious dealing with high-quality jewellery. It’s a planet of white gloves, special care…

I’m generally anxious dealing with high-quality jewellery. It’s a planet of white gloves, special care instructions, and protection guards. Think about my surprise when I meet Lucia Silvestri, Bulgari’s Imaginative Director, at the house’s Place Vendôme place for the unveiling of Bulgari’s most current high-quality jewelry collection in Paris and she’s handing me 1-of-a-sort necklaces as if it’s the most normal factor in the world. “All of these stones are gifts from character,” Silvestri emphasizes.

The Bulgari Tribute to Paris necklace. Image: Courtesy of Bulgari

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Anything starts with the gems when she designs. This time, the emerald has caught her eye, and 30 of the 140 pieces in the Eden: The Garden of Wonders collection feature the stone. The Tribute to Paris necklace, lately worn by Julianne Moore in Cannes and modeled in Paris by Carla Bruni, attributes a blend of emeralds and diamonds set to resemble petite Eiffel Towers. This is a single of the explanations Bulgari, a Roman house, decided to convey this selection to the Metropolis of Light-weight for a presentation at the Italian Embassy.

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Carla Bruni in the Bulgari Tribute to Paris necklace. Photo: Courtesy of Bulgari

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Silvestri styles a different necklace, the Emerald Venus, and encourages me to not only check out it on but to also transform it upside down to see the craftsmanship, lightness, and adaptability. The piece resembles an Italian fern known as the Capelvenere, she clarifies, in an additional reference to nature. There is an plain simplicity to these at first intimidating pieces that will make them sense wearable, almost obtainable. Even the pièce de résistance of the collection— the Emerald Glory necklace—is demonstrated as a piece to be worn 4 means: as a diamond necklace and emerald necklace layered alongside one another, as two individual necklaces, or as a tiara, building it an even much more deserving financial investment. (It is also staying bought with a digital twin NFT.) “Don’t be shy” is the assistance Nicola Bulgari, Bulgari’s former Vice President, gave Silvestri. These cherished jewels are building statements that are something but.

Bulgari’s Emerald Glory necklace that doubles as a diamond and emerald necklace or as a tiara. Photograph: Courtesy of Bulgari

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Bulgari’s Emerald Venus necklace. Photograph: Courtesy of Bulgari

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