Recently at the Castel Monastero, in the rolling hills of Tuscany’s Chianti region, the famed medieval, five-star one-of-a-kind hotel hosted a Bulgari art exhibit of famous actresses of the 50s and 60s. The famed Italian jewelry house, Bulgari has brought back a star-studded collection of esteemed precious stones worn by dynamic divas of the 50s and 60s. On screen goddesses who personified an era of elegance, style and taste. The Bulgari exhibit included photos of Italian starlets Sophia Loren, Claudia Cardinale, Gina Lollobrigida, and other divas of a bygone era who were featured along with the Bulgari jewels worn by the silver screen, elegant ladies.
The always timeless Sophia Loren
Swedish beauty - Ingrid Bergman was one of the immortal goddesses featured in Bulgari jewels
Bulgari has long been on the cutting edge of haute couture and fashion, featuring a collection of the rarest, bold colored gems worn by the women who best summed up an era of decadence and indulgence. Multi colored necklaces, bracelets and earrings worn by the alluring, irresistible, muses of the golden age of cinema.
A rare photo of the eccentric Spanish painter - Salvador Dali with the elegant, Italian starlet- Gina Lollabrigida
The stunning and classic Claudia Cardinale, and La Dolce Vita director, Federico Fellini with Swedish on screen Goddess – Anita Ekberg.
The collection is timeless and precious. Showing off an epoch that can only be summed up as “La Dolce Vita.”
Read more about the Bulgari exhibit at Castel Monastero on the hotel website: www.castelmonastero.com
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