Bulgari Unveils This Season’s Timepiece Collections: From Architectural Elegance To Haute Horlogerie

Bulgari has once again showcased its mastery in horology with the unveiling of new timepiece marvels. The lineup, encompassing two remarkable variations of the Octo Finissimo, sophisticated Octo Roma watches, and an enchanting Serpenti collection co-crafted with the esteemed Japanese architect Tadao Ando, exemplifies Bulgari’s commitment to innovation and style.

Tadao Ando Serpenti Tubogas Collection: A Seasonal Ode

Marking the first-ever collaboration between Bulgari and Tadao Ando centered around the Serpenti. Bulgari’s collaboration with renowned architect Tadao Ando brings forth the exquisite Serpenti Tubogas Collection, a testament to artistry and elegance. Inspired by the four seasons, each of the four limited-edition references captures the essence of nature’s beauty. Spring’s delicate hues are embodied in a pink mother-of-pearl dial framed by steel and rose gold, adorned with a cabochon-cut pink rubellite crown. Summer radiates with a green aventurine dial encased in yellow gold and steel. Autumn exudes warmth with its rose gold construction and tiger’s eye stone dial. Winter embraces icy landscapes with a white mother-of-pearl dial in steel.

Each timepiece, measuring 35mm in case width, boasts Bulgari’s signature Tubogas bracelet, ensuring both style and comfort. With meticulous attention to detail, the Serpenti Tubogas Collection merges architectural brilliance with horological excellence, offering discerning collectors a rare opportunity to own a piece of Bulgari’s artistic legacy.

Octo Finissimo Ultra: Redefining Thinness in Watchmaking

Bulgari’s Octo Finissimo Ultra stands as a pinnacle of mechanical watchmaking, boasting a remarkable thinness of just 1.7mm, earning it the title of the world’s thinnest COSC chronometer. Crafted through collaborative efforts between experts at Concepto and Bulgari’s in-house R&D department, this masterpiece pushes the boundaries of precision engineering.

The Octo Finissimo Ultra’s 40mm case has undergone extensive reworking to achieve its extraordinary thinness. The caseback serves as the mainplate for the BVL180 Manufacture caliber. Despite its delicate appearance, this caliber offers a power reserve of up to 50 hours, ensuring reliable performance over time.

Available in limited editions of 20 examples, the Octo Finissimo Ultra comes packaged in an exceptional case equipped with an inbuilt digital display for setting and winding the timepiece.

Octo Finissimo Tourbillon: A Trio of Unprecedented Elegance

The Octo Finissimo Tourbillon by Bulgari stands out for its unparalleled precision and sophistication, showcasing Bulgari’s mastery in watchmaking. Available in three stunning models crafted from platinum, titanium, and rose gold, the Octo Finissimo Tourbillon exudes timeless elegance and refinement. Each variant features a meticulously engineered case and a mesmerizing openworked dial, revealing the intricate mechanics of the tourbillon movement within.

Priced competitively and equipped with either the BVL 288 automatic caliber or the BVL 268SK manual-winding movement, these timepieces offer uncompromising performance and reliability. The flying tourbillon, a hallmark of haute horlogerie, ensures enhanced accuracy by counteracting the effects of gravity on the movement.

The Octo Finissimo Tourbillon’s attention to detail extends to its design elements, with sandblasted finishes, satin-brushed surfaces, and rose gold-plated accents adding a touch of luxury to each model. Whether worn as a statement piece or admired for its technical prowess, this timepiece exudes sophistication and prestige.

Octo Roma Steel: A Statement In Black

Finally, the Octo Roma collection by Bulgari is a testament to the brand’s dedication to blending timeless elegance with contemporary design. Inspired by the dynamic geometry of ancient Roman architecture, the Octo Roma watches exude sophistication and refinement. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, each timepiece in the Octo Roma collection features a distinctive octagonal case that pays homage to the vaults of the 4th-century Basilica of Maxentius in the Roman Forum. The sleek and angular lines of the case are complemented by textured and lacquered Clous de Paris dials, adding depth and dimension to the design.

Available in a range of models, including three-hand wristwatches and chronographs, the Octo Roma collection offers versatility and style for every occasion. The DLC-treated steel construction of the watches enhances their durability and gives them a modern, sporty-chic aesthetic.

Powered by Bulgari’s in-house mechanical automatic movements, the Octo Roma watches deliver exceptional precision and performance. Whether it’s the three-hand Automatic variant or the Chronograph with its quintessential timekeeping functions, each timepiece in the collection is a testament to Bulgari’s commitment to excellence in watchmaking.

With see-through sapphire casebacks that offer a glimpse into the intricate inner workings of the movements, the Octo Roma watches combine form and function in perfect harmony. The addition of textured rubber straps further enhances the sporty-chic appeal of these timepieces.

For those eager to acquire these exceptional timepieces, Bulgari’s official website offers detailed information on availability and pricing. With limited editions and seasonal releases, each watch represents a unique opportunity to own a piece of Bulgari’s rich horological legacy.


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