A MAGNIFICENT UNVELING
THE ROMAN HIGH JEWELLER PRESENTS
BVLGARI EDEN THE GARDEN OF WONDERS in PARIS
Paris, 6 th June 2022 – The magnificent Roman High Jeweller, presented Bulgari Eden The Garden of Wonders, a spectacular collection of more than 140 one-of-a-kind jewellery masterpieces and high-end watches celebrating the marvellous gems of nature with boundless creativity and unrivaled mastery, during a 2-day event in Paris.
Hosted by the Bulgari Group CEO Jean-Christophe Babinand the Italian Ambassador to France Teresa Castaldo, the unveiling event took place at the Italian Embassy in Paris on June 6.VIP guests, socialites and international press, including Bulgari’s Brand Ambassadors Anne Hathaway, Lalisa aka LISA and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, where gathered at the exclusive location for exciting celebrations under the sign of wonder and excitement.
During the enchanting gala evening, guests were captivated by a High Jewellery show with the special participation of the long-time friend of the Brand Carla Bruni. In a nod to one of the collection’s creative themes, namely the serpent’s entrancing metamorphosis, stunning models such as Blesnya, Faretta, Ashley Radjarame and Greta Hofer paraded on a curvaceous catwalk inspired by Bulgari’s icon of sinuosity Serpenti.
After the collection’s unveiling, guests enjoyed an exclusive four-hands dinner specially created by French three-starred Chef Yannick Alleno and Italian two-starred Chef Emanuele Scarello for the occasion. Immersed into a lush setting, the authentic 5-Michelin starred gastronomic journey,representing an exceptional encounter between Italian and French culinary traditions, offered an enthralling experience through the wonders of the most luxurious Garden of Eden.
To everyone’s delight, during the dinner the model and singer Carla Bruni and the Italian singer known for his deep and warm voice Mario Biondi, took the stage with their solo musical performances as well as with an enthralling duet.
Guests included Tina Kunakey, Vincent Cassel, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Francois Civil and Beatrice Venezi.
The party continued with a DJ set by the multi-talented music and style icon Mia Moretti, who had guests dancing until the late hours of the night.
AN IMMERSION INTO WONDER
THE SHOWROOM AT THE NEW BULGARI FLAGSHIP BOUTIQUE IN PLACE VENDÔME
Starting on the 6 th of June and for the following days, the one-of-a-kind masterpieces from Bulgari Eden the Garden of Wonders collection will be on display at Bulgari’s boutique in Place Vendome,in the store recently redesigned by Peter Marino at the heart of the global epicentre of High Jewellery, where international top clients and media are invited to take a closer and exclusive look to the collection.
The creative set-up has been curated by Azuma Makoto, the Japanese artist famed for creating unique and pioneering sculptures using natural elements such as flowers and plants, who crafted a vibrant and lively interpretation of Bulgari’s Garden of Wonders.
On this special occasion, the Maison also revealed Beyond Wonder, the first NFT jewel ever realized by Bulgari: an intangible creation, transcending the boundaries of materiality though a unique dialogue between creativity and the unlimited universe of cutting-edge digital technologies under the sign of Italian genius. This unprecedented jewel is a bold testament to the Roman House’s pioneering approach, trailblazing DNA and relentless quest for innovation. Beyond Wonder is presented together with the NFT artworks of two High Jewellery creations, namely the Magnifica Ruby Metamorphosis and the Emerald Glory necklaces. Further strengthening the connection between High Jewellery and High Technology through Bulgari’s know-how and ever-evolving creative vision, the two digital artworks will be sold only together with their physical twin necklace, uniting the tangible and the intangible into one perfect whole.
Along with the stunning high jewellery masterpieces, a quartet of exquisite one-of-a-kind Serpenti jewellery bags writes a new chapter in the endless metamorphosis of Bulgari’s emblematic snake, confirming it as the as the powerful guardian of the Garden of Wonders.From the precious nuances of its exquisite body in crocodile skin to the dazzling gem-setting of its incredibly precious snakehead closure, each bag is dedicated to a single gemstone, namely Paraiba tourmaline, Emerald, Ruby and Spinel.
Furthermore, Bulgari also displayed its celebrated High Perfumery creation L’Opera Grandiosa, a unique fragrance housed in a precious jewel-flacon handcrafted in Muran glass and embellished with an 18 kt rose gold Serpenti collier and coloured gemstones and diamond.
Exquisitely bridging innovation and tradition, in the frame of the showroom the mini-retrospective exhibition Legacy of Wonders will trace a path through some of the most magnificent and emblematic creations ever realized by Bulgari, underlying the Maison’s longstanding legacy in crafting awe-inspiring jewels.