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Lot 667: DESC-AN ATTRACTIVE EMERALD AND DIAMOND "TROMBINO" RING, BY BULGARI

Christie's

November 21, 1996
Geneva, Switzerland

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Set with a cut-cornered rectangular-cut emerald in a baguette-cut and pave-set diamond half-hoop surround, mounted in platinum, size 6 1/2 Signed by Bulgari LITERATURE Daniela Mascetti & Amanda Triossi, "Bulgari", Leonardo Arte, Milan, 1996, pages 63 and 65 The word "trombino" derives from the Italian word for trumpet, "tromba". The rings bearing this name resemble small trumpets, hence the term. The design is considered to be one Bulgari's most enduring and well-known. Among the first created was a ring offered as an engagement gift by Giorgio Bulgari to his future spouse Leonilde.

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Christie's
November 21, 1996, 12:00 AM EST

Geneva, Switzerland