The Octo Finissimo Automatic, unveiled at the Baselworld Watch Fair, is Bulgari’s latest ultrathin time piece.
The Roman jeweler says the 150,000-square-foot facility is among the largest in Europe.
Bulgari has partnered with Swiss digital security firm Wisekey to create a new watch concept that will offer users cybersecurity features in a traditional watch.
Christie’s London held an Important Jewels auction on June 4 that raised $ 13,597,721.
The top seller was a rare enamel and diamond snake watch by Bulgari, which sold for $ 1,107,038—a record price for a Bulgari snake watch at auction.
Other notable sales:
• A fancy brown-yellow 18.27 ct., VVS1 clarity diamond bracelet by Bulgari for $ 645,842.
• A pear-shape D-color, IF clarity, 5.01 ct. diamond ring for $ 365,114.
• An early 20th-century cushion-cut 4.6 ct. Kashmir sapphire and diamond bar brooch for $ 304,958.
The winter 2014 handbag collection focuses on the Roman house’s roots in fine jewelry.