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Necklace

Italian
about 1986
Bulgari (Italian, founded in 1884)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 13 x 1 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.597

Medium or Technique

Gold (18 kt), pearl, tourmaline, citrine, and peridot

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

The necklace is designed as a wide, articulated band decorated with gold, wedge-shaped motifs set with 50 cultured pearls arranged in pairs alternating with oval, cabochon gemstones, including 7 citrines, 5 peridots, 11 pink tourmalines, and 2 green tourmalines. It was fabricated in the Crova, Valenze Po, Italy workshop.

Markings

BD/8621 (for Bulgari Danaos, America); impressed polygonal frame with "star2337AL750"; stamped BVLGARI

Provenance

2010, Bulgari, Rome; 2010, gift of Bulgari to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Bulgari