Inside the Dream of Bulgari’s World of Jewellery Wonders

With Inside of the Dream, the 1st ever docufilm of its sort, Bulgari shares a entire world of wonders – revealing the insider secrets and fascination guiding the creation of its large jewellery creations.

Manufactured by Terminal 9 Studios and directed by emerging expertise Matthieu Menu, Inside of the Desire follows Jewellery Inventive Director of Bulgari, Lucia Silvestri, on a gem-searching mission from Rome to Jaipur, in India, and as a result of all the various style and design and producing processes before, eventually, the substantial jewellery items are released at a dazzling crimson-carpet occasion in Venice. Pursuing the around the world premiere of the docufilm at the Toronto Global Movie Festival, it is now obtainable on primary channels in above 100 international locations. 

For any individual who has at any time puzzled how a high jewellery collection arrives together, Inside the Dream offers an unparalleled perception glimpse guiding the scenes. 

Paulo Bulgari and Lucia Silvestri

The story of how an 18-year-aged Lucia Silvestri set her biology reports on maintain for a short term secretarial career at Bulgari and went on to come to be a protégé of Paulo Bulgari, accompanying him on journeys to unique elements of the environment in search of flawless gemstones, is legendary in jewelry circles. Extra than four many years have passed, and Lucia’s eyes continue on to gentle up like sparkling eco-friendly sapphires anytime she talks about her function – still frequently packing her baggage to journey to the significantly corners of the world. 

“No, I have never ever seemed back again,” she admitted a handful of yrs ago in an interview with Prestige, as her gaze wandered about a assortment of sketches, jewelry items and impressive gemstones positioned out in new patterns on the ‘gems table’ in front of her. A new cargo of stones had just arrived, and Lucia was specially psyched that working day, now anticipating her following creation. “When I touch the stones and feel the power emanating from them, search at their lively colours… I instinctively know what to do with them. The gemstones provide me with inspiration,” she stated. 

Her enthusiasm for gemstones and the craft of jewellery-producing was evident as she very easily slipped on a single necklace and bracelet following a different even though conversing about the enthusiasm powering the development of each Bulgari large jewellery piece. “Creative. Contemporary. Feminine. Timeless. Iconic.” Every single phrase was punctuated by pointing to or wanting at a different example on the desk prior to pausing, a smile lights up her facial area as she exclaimed,, “Unmistakably Bulgari!” in summary. 

Performing intently with a workforce of designers who make the sketches when the gemstones have been laid out in unique patterns, and then with the craftsmen at Bulgari’s substantial jewelry workshop on the outskirts of Rome to meticulously deliver the jewellery items, Lucia’s non-public atelier is at the heart of it all. Only on extremely unusual events would associates of the push or customers get a glimpse of wherever it all commences – and this was this sort of an occasion. 

Lucia enthusiastically guides us to an adjacent space, which at the time was becoming equipped out and the place she and her gems table ended up relocating to. Guiding her long term desk, a substantial wall was already just about fully protected with rows upon rows of pictures chronicling her travels all around the environment attending glamorous purple-carpet gatherings with a bevy of stars and VIPs, resources of inspiration, experiences, press clippings and other unforgettable moments. No doubt, she could fill a ebook with all these reminiscences. “A e-book?” she pondered the dilemma for a minute. “Who is familiar with, perhaps 1 day.”

In the meantime, Inside the Desire features a rare perception into her entire world, chronicling her journey to Rajasthan in look for of the rarest of gemstones. It’s a journey from wonderful gemstones to cherished masterpieces that would ultimately uncover their way into the palms of collectors and, if we’re lucky ample, make a crimson carpet overall look together the way. 

From the research for cherished gems in Jaipur, to the conception of exceptional parts in Bulgari’s headquarter in Rome, as a result of the masterful artisanal manufacturing at Bulgari’s workshop, a key area the place the most distinctive jewels are craftd, each individual stage of the journey is documented in Within the Dream, uncovering the exclusive talents and expertise that come into play in the quest for speculate. 

Zendaya donning the Serpenti Hypnotic Emerald necklace with its 93.83-carat Colombian cabochon-slice emerald

The best function of these remarkable jewels, however, is to be worn. And this is exactly where the tale of Inside the Desire turns into intertwined with the lifestyle of 5 extraordinary females – all of whom are longtime mates of the Roman jeweller: American actress Zendaya, Italian electronic entrepreneur and trend icon Chiara Ferragni, BLACKPINK singer Lalisa (aka LISA), supermodel Lily Aldridge, and US-dependent Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas. They make up a stellar forged of multifaceted females, with unique backgrounds, tales, and abilities, united by intimate, particular and inspiring ties, as well as by the exact enjoy for splendor and breathtaking jewelry. 

One particular of these spectacular creations is the Serpenti Hypnotic Emerald necklace, featuring a staggering 93.83-carat Colombian cabochon-slice emerald, with its sinuous body preciously set with diamonds and emeralds. As the 1st man or woman ever to use the superb masterpiece, Zendaya created a mesmerising arrival at the crimson carpet of the 78th Venice International Movie Pageant, unveiling to the entire world the spectacular final result of a 12 months-long journey.