On the flip side, almost two millennia of history; on the front side, an extremely contemporary mechanism. A pair of extraordinary and indeed unique creations combining Fine Watchmaking, High Jewellery and rare currency. Two secret watches – an Octo and a High Jewellery pendant watch – interpreting Bulgari’s cherished Monete theme. More than mere timepieces, both are objects distilling and conveying the history of Rome, from Antiquity to the present day, playing with symbols, merging improbable elements and transforming them into a certainty… They tell a singular story: that of Bulgari and its roots deeply embedded in classical Greek tradition associated with Roman culture. Ancient Greek and Roman coins are one of the powerful hallmarks of the Rome-based jeweller. In the 1960s, the Maison began incorporating within its jewellery creations these witnesses to history, objects of culture and eternity. The collection named Monete has been interpreted through the decade

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