Bulgari

An 18ct Rose Gold and Diamond ‘Serpenti Viper’ Necklace

An 18ct rose gold and diamond ‘Serpenti Viper’ necklace by Bulgari, c.2022. This necklace is designed as a stylised snake encircling the neck and clasping its tail in its mouth, the body is finely articulated with a geometric scale pattern in alternating 18ct rose gold and round brilliant cut diamond sections, to the back is a concealed tongue and box clasp.

Further Details

Gemstones81 x round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 4.41cts in total
OriginItalian
Condition ReportVery fine
Setting18ct rose gold signed Bulgari and with Italian assay marks
Weight description47 grams
DimensionsLength: 16" / 41cm
Width: 0.2" / 0.5cm
Drop 2" / 5cm long
SKU128438

Directors Notes

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Serpenti, one of Bulgari’s most iconic designs. Introduced in 1948, the first pieces were jewelled watches which coiled sinuously around the wrist using another iconic house motif, Tubogas. Over the next two decades, Serpenti morphed into a more realistic style with designs such as the enamelled bracelets featuring multi-coloured scales, glinting eyes and forked tongues. Since then, this most ancient of symbols has been consistently reinvented by the Maison in a range of different styles and designs. Always contemporary and always reflecting the symbolic nature of rebirth and metamorphosis that the serpent represents, this timeless motif has been consistently honoured by Bulgari’s creativity and boldness. This necklace, a contemporary Serpenti design is a particularly easy to wear version, one that can be enjoyed and loved at almost any occasion.

£29,500.00

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Bulgari

In 1880 a young Greek silversmith, Sotirios Boulgaris, arrived in Italy looking to build a new life. It didn’t take him long to establish himself and after a couple of false starts he opened his eponymous shop on Via Sistina in Rome in 1884.  He Italianised his name to Sotirio Bulgari and the firm that would eventually come to represent the very essence of ‘la dolce vita’ was born.

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