Femininity in exquisite jewellery on display in Russia

Tiara in platinum with aquamarines and diamonds, made in 1935, from the private collection of Italy’s Princess Olimpia Torlonia.
Tiara in platinum with aquamarines and diamonds, made in 1935, from the private collection of Italy’s Princess Olimpia Torlonia.PHOTOS: BVLGARI
Necklace in gold with amethysts, diamonds and green enamel, 1971, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.
Necklace in gold with amethysts, diamonds and green enamel, 1971, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.PHOTOS: BVLGARI
Convertible necklace in platinum with diamonds, 1938, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.
Convertible necklace in platinum with diamonds, 1938, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.PHOTOS: BVLGARI
Trombino ring in platinum with diamonds, with a central yellow diamond that weighs more than 25 carats.
Trombino ring in platinum with diamonds, with a central yellow diamond that weighs more than 25 carats.PHOTOS: BVLGARI
Earrings in platinum with emeralds and diamonds, 1964, formerly in the collection of Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.
Earrings in platinum with emeralds and diamonds, 1964, formerly in the collection of Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida, from the Bvlgari Heritage Collection.PHOTOS: BVLGARI

Necklaces made with emeralds that are nearly the size of golf balls. Bracelets and earrings encrusted with diamonds and rubies that sparkle from every angle. Radiant pieces of jewellery that have been worn by famous women through the decades, including Italy's Princess Olimpia Torlonia and actresses Elizabeth Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, Alicia Vikander and Shu Qi.

These are just some of the pieces on show at Bvlgari's Tribute To Femininity exhibition at the Moscow Kremlin Museums in Russia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 05, 2018, with the headline 'Femininity in exquisite jewellery on display in Russia'. Print Edition | Subscribe