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Details & Cataloguing

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Emerald and diamond brooch, Bulgari, circa 1970
Designed as a flower, the centre set with a cabochon emerald, the petals set with brilliant-cut diamonds of near colourless and yellow tint, signed Bulgari, case by Bulgari.
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Literature

Cf: Amanda Triossi, 'Bulgari: 125 years of Italian Magnificence, Grand Palais', pages 155 and 339 for a similar example of this brooch by Bulgari.

Catalogue Note

This is an example of one of the ‘flower’ brooches created by Bulgari between 1968 and 1970.  These jewels are remarkable for not only their size and three dimensional quality, but also for their naturalistic rendition.

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