Bulgari Bring the Sparkle to Houston Museum of Natural Science

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Photo by Sergio Calleja via Wikimedia Commons
Jewelry company Bulgari is celebrating its 130th Anniversary and the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences is playing host. Bulgari: 130 Years of Masterpieces will be once in a lifetime exhibition of 150 pieces of jewelry from the Bulgari Heritage Collection representing every period in the brands storied history, from its 1884 founding in Rome until the present day.

"Because the Houston Museum of Natural Science is home to one the finest collections of natural gem crystals in the world, I have a deep appreciation for the quality and diversity of the gems that Bulgari uses ... Bulgari not only pays homage to the great masters of the past, they also continuously push the envelope in jewelry design and cutting-edge technology into the future," says Joel A. Bartsch, president of the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Photo Courtesy of Bulgari
Necklace in yellow gold, with cabochon emeralds, rubies and sapphires highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds -1967

Bulgari has graced the necks of celebrities, royalty and fashion's elite for decades and guests will be treated to a treasure trove of jewels accompanied by images of the rich and famous wearing select pieces.

Jewelry worn by notable names like Sophia Loren, Ingrid Bergman, Grace Kelly, Milla Jovovich, Jennifer Aniston, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore, along with pieces once owned by Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly, will be on display as part of the exhibition.

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