This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.
AN ELEGANT PEARL AND DIAMOND NECKLACE, BY BULGARI The front section composed of five strands of pearls to the four-strand shoulders and three-strand backchain, the pearls measuring approximately from 5.35 to 10.00 mm., with circular and baguette-cut diamond undulating intersections, mounted in platinum, 38.5 cm., with French assay marks Signed Bulgari With certificate 35328 dated 22/3/2000 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 208 pearls are natural