Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra
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Bulgari – Serpenti Cleopatra

Bulgari channels the fascination of the mythical Queen of Egypt in its latest high jewellery watch: Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra.

A one-of-a-kind creation, Bulgari presents a new high jewellery watch that evokes Ancient Egypt’s glories and when the diva Elizabeth Taylor played the homonymous role at Cinecittà in the years of La Dolce Vita.

Bulgari. Serpenti Cleopatra. Making of.

Update, 14 November 2023: Bulgari Serpenti Cleopatra received the Jewellery Watch Prize at the Grand Prix d’Horlogérie de Genève.

Graphic representation of the snake, a potent symbol of the Roman Maison and dedicated to one of the most famous queens in history. This is the new Serpenti Cleopatra

Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra
Bulgari Serpenti Cleopatra

This high jewellery watch is like a talisman that reveals the time, hidden by the transparency of a rubellite of over 5 carats, faceted and hexagonal cut.

The conical structure of the bracelet, in rose gold, wraps the wrist with softness and flexibility for maximum comfort.

The contemporary look of the watch draws on Bulgari’s design legacy and focuses on the snake’s scales. These are set with striking colour combinations of luminous, smooth-surfaced gemstones.

Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra gemstones
Bulgari Serpenti Cleopatra – gemstones

The rainbow of nine vivid gemstones surrounded by snow-set diamonds offers a unique high-jewellery creation marked by Bvlgari’s inimitable style, executed with the highest standards of high-jewellery craftsmanship. 

Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra-Sketch
Serpenti Cleopatra – Sketch

Punctuating the design, contemporary in its evocations of a timeless motif, are nine gems: amethysts, citrines, an aquamarine and a rubellite, tourmalines, tanzanites and one peridot for a total weight of 50 carats, accompanied by 4,000 snow-set diamonds.

Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra making of
Bulgari Serpenti Cleopatra – making of

Moreover, the dial is set with diamonds and covered with a facetted hexagonal transparent rubellite, initially measuring nearly 10 carats.

Four hundred seventy hours of meticulous work for a unique piece of high jewellery and watchmaking that once again combines the technical expertise of the Roman Maison with colour and joie de vivre.

Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra
Bulgari Serpenti Misteriosi Cleopatra.
18kt rose gold Serpenti Misteriosi High-Jewellery cuff watch made of hexagonal scales set with snow-set diamonds and decorated with 8 facetted hexagonal stones: 2 citrines (~5,70 cts, ~6,16 cts), 2 amethysts (~4,85 cts and ~6,81 cts), 1 aquamarine (~6,45cts), 1 tourmaline chrome (~4,59 cts), 1 tanzanite (~6,86 cts), 1 peridot (~8,81 cts). 20mm 18kt rose gold case holding a quartz movement and full pavé dial hidden behind a facetted hexagonal transparent rubellite (~5,06 cts).
Quartz movement, Bvlgari customized and adorned with Bvlgari logo.
Unique Piece.

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