My Guilty Pleasure: Bulgari Serpenti Collection

In a world where jewelry tells a story of timeless elegance and unparalleled craftsmanship, Bulgari Tubogas collection emerges as a true gem. The vintage Tubogas watch caught my eye one day over 20 years ago and I thought “this is prettiest watch I’ve seen”. When I turned 40 I decided I would slowly save up to buy it for myself for my 50th birthday. The Bulgari Serpenti watch is something I would wear doesn’t matter if I’m enjoying cocktails in Rome, picking up a Lunchable at Amazon fresh or walking the dog. It’s one of those pieces that captured my heart (sorry Alan) and I am determined to have it!

Why do I love it? It is the kind of jewelry that transports you to the age of sophistication, a world where effortless luxury and tasteful extravagance are the norm. I want to be transported to a whole other dimension where bubbly is served in Salviati Murano glasses while everyone is dressed in their finest vintage. But in reality, I’m wearing this watch to scoop HeiHei’s you know what because I’m a cool woman like that and sometimes my vintage jeans and tee need a little something extra.

I feel like I don’t need to make the case to you, dear reader, because you are probably equally obsessed with this collection.

bulgari serpenti watch
bulgari tubogas bangle set

The Birth of Tubogas

The Serpenti Collection, a Bulgari classic, is a love story between luxury and maximalism. Launched in the 1940s, it has continued to charm those with an eye for the extraordinary because run-of-the-mill has not place in my closet. The serpent motif, dating back to ancient Greek and Roman mythology, is a motif representing wisdom, vitality, and seduction. The classic Tubogas technique is achieved by crafting gold bands wrapped around a core in a helical pattern, and it results in a mesmerizing, flexible piece of jewelry. I do a lot of jewelry research and the Bulgari tubogas design is unreal!

Timeless Design with a Twist

This is more than a jewelry collection; it’s a full-fledged fashion movement. Each piece is a symphony of craftsmanship, where precious metals, vivid gemstones, and the serpent merge into an extraordinary ensemble. It’s bold, it’s fierce, and it’s oh-so-chic.

From coiled bracelets that sensually wrap around your wrist to necklaces that exude untamed elegance, Bulgari’s Serpenti is a treasure trove of style possibilities. It’s the kind of jewelry that leaves a trail of glittering envy wherever you go. The curves and flexible structure of these pieces make them both comfortable and utterly distinctive. It’s as though the jewelry molds itself to your contours.

The Tubogas Aesthetic

While some people love simple jewelry because they like to accessorize, I want to make a big statement! Bulgari Serpenti is wearable art; each piece encapsulates the essence of Bulgari’s Roman heritage with a modern, innovative twist. From the radiant Serpenti Tubogas watch to the captivating necklaces adorned with colored gemstones, every item in this collection tells a story of glamour and timeless style. Did you see what I did there? I started talking about a watch and now I’m adding on a necklace with gemstone eyes!

Bringing myself back to planet Earth, the Serpenti watch is an aesthetic in and of itself so whether you’re a jeans and a tee woman, or you love living life in the maximalist zone, this is calling your name!

bulgari tubogas ring
vintage bulgari tubogas watch

Luxury Beyond Compare

The Bulgari Tubogas collection isn’t just about jewelry; it’s an expression of style, personality, and a declaration of timeless allure. It’s true that these pieces are not within everyone’s immediate grasp (champagne taste, beer budget), but isn’t that what makes high fashion so captivating? There’s a certain mystique that surrounds indulging in extraordinary beauty and craftsmanship. Owning a Tubogas piece is an investment in both style and history. My cousin asked me what will I do when it’s time to pass on this incredible Bulgari watch to my girls. I told her, “when I die, they can figure it out! I’m enjoying it till I’m 6 feet under!” Truly though, the girls will figure this out if I buy myself the watch.

The Final Word

Bulgari’s Tubogas collection is a testament to the fusion of art and fashion, tradition and innovation, luxury and allure. While it may not be the most attainable collection in the world of jewelry, it’s undeniably one of the most captivating and holds better value that other fine jewelry brands. In the world of jewelry and in my world, Tubogas is not just a collection; it’s an experience, an art form, and an invitation to embrace elegance reimagined.

Thank you for reading.

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