Bulgari Celebrates 125 Years
On Wednesday 20th May 2009, Bulgari celebrated its 125th anniversary with its inauguration of the "Between Eternity and History: 1884-2009" exhibition.
Located at the Exposition Palace of Rome, this is Bulgari's first retrospective exhibition.
The exhibiton highlights Bulgari's design evolution, from the opening of its first store on Via Sistina in 1884.
Guests attended the inauguration cocktail party and dinner included Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno, as well as cultural, business and well-known politicians. Celebrity guests included: Jessica Alba, Ginnifer Goodwin, Selma Blair, Chloe Sevigny, Beppe Fiorelli, Gabrielle Muccino, Claudio Baglioni and Francesca Neri.
The inauguration was also an opportunity for Bulgari to present a new contribution to the Save the Children's "Rewrite the Future" campaign (to provide a quality eduction to 8 million children living in war-torn countries).
Bulgari presented a limited edition collection of 11 unique couture jewels and 7 luxury watches to be auctioned at Christies New York on Tuesday 8th December 2009. All proceeds of the estimated 3 million Euro collection to be donated to "Rewrite the Future" campaign.