Snake Charmer

Bespoke - - EMPEROR 1688 -

While the ser­pent has been a hugely pop­u­lar de­sign mo­tif for Bul­gari and the star of their re­cent Ser­penti Form ex­hi­bi­tion at the Palazzo Braschi in Rome, it has also proven to be a seem­ingly in­ex­haustible source of de­sign in­spi­ra­tion. This was demon­strated once again when the Ital­ian jew­eller un­veiled the Ser­penti Spiga, an ul­tra-con­tem­po­rary new ver­sion of their sin­u­ous, sin­gle-spi­ral, Tubo­gas-style, 35mm Ser­penti quartz watch. Tak­ing a “boldly rock’n’roll” ap­proach to a cult clas­sic, the 10,500 USD time­piece mar­ries black, or white, high-tech ce­ramic, with 18-karat rose gold and some bril­liant-cut di­a­monds to stun­ning ef­fect.

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