BULGARI: Serpenti Collection

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Why we have selected this book:

The jewellery brand “Bulgari”, which was founded in Rome in 1884, has always stood out with its remarkably expressive design. One of the main “Bulgari” symbols is a snake, which alludes with classical mythology and points towards the greek ancestry of its founder, Sotirios Voulgaris. This gorgeous “Assouline” edition is dedicated to the elegance and great cultural heritage behind the “Serpenti” collection, as well as fashion icons, such as Elisabeth Taylor, who became bewitched by the mesmerising “Bulgari” snakes.

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Book Overview from the Publisher:

Since the 1940s, with the creation of bracelet-watches in the form of a snake, the serpent has been one of Bulgari’s most emblematic and eternal symbols. Representing everything from birth, rebirth, beauty, sex appeal, and wisdom in Greek mythology and Roman civilization, the snake motif also alludes to founder Sotirio Bulgari’s Greek heritage and adopted home of Rome. This new addition to Assouline’s bestselling Mémoire series explores the Serpenti collection’s rich heritage, distinguished elegance, and status as one of the Roman jewelry house’s contemporary icons. Featuring imagery of Elizabeth Taylor, who famously sported a serpent-shaped watch while filming Cleopatra in 1962; Marisa Berenson; and Diana Vreeland, who, in one of her legendary Vogue memos, declared her fascination for the snake motif, this book speaks to the timelessness, sensuality, and beauty of Bulgari’s Serpenti collection.

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Weight 2.54 kg
Dimensions 27 × 3.3 × 38 cm
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ISBN

9781614280903

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Pages

200

Illustrations

80

Format

Hardback

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