Gina Lollobrigida Jewellery
Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida has always been a standard of Mediterranean beauty – hot, wild and passionate. Her beauty, feminine “hourglass” silhouette, like a fragile porcelain figurine, and wonderful acting ability made her international star, nicknamed “The Italian volcano.” Such Movies as “Notre Dame de Paris” and “Fanfan la Tulip”, where Gina Lollobrigida starred, made her dream of millions people around the world … In addition to being a great actress, Gina Lollobrigida has had the status of collector of luxurious jewelry. Gina Lollobrigida is the owner of one of the best collections of emeralds and diamonds in the world. 2013 Sotheby`s auction estimated some pieces of her jewelry at hundreds thousands of dollars. Emeralds and diamonds of the actress are not the most expensive in her collection. The approximate cost of her vintage pearl earrings – one million dollars and, according to the hostess, they once belonged to the Habsburg dynasty.
Gina Lollobrigida Jewellery
During her stay in Cuba, when Gina interviewed Fidel Castro, her wrist was adorned with a lovely Piaget watch in the gold case with diamonds. The leader of the Cuban Revolution liked it so much that he offered to exchange it for his military chronograph. Gina has always loved expensive jewelry and loves now, but wears it only on special occasions. As correctly noted by Beaumarchais: “The possession of all kinds of goods – that’s not all. To get the pleasure of owning them – that’s what true happiness is.”
Beginning in 1970, she left the stage and moved on to other creative work – has become a sculptor. “The sculptor does not need jewelry” – said Gina Lollobrigida on the eve of the auction; In addition, the famous Italian needed funds for charity. The result – Gina Lollobrigida chose 23 subject to auction: it is the jewelry for social receptions and “every day” decorations.
Collection of jewelry of Gina Lollobrigida is quite famous; in 1950-1960-s, at the peak of her acting fame, she was fascinated by Bvlgari jewellery. Many of these pieces of jewelry of the house Bvlgari were shown at its exhibition “125 years of Italian luxury.”
At the Moscow display were exhibited natural pear-shaped earrings with pearls by Bvlgari 1964. According to legend, it is believed the pearls once belonged to the royal house of Habsburg (estimate: $ 600). Earrings and brooch with emeralds and diamonds can be seen on the set of photos of the actress (for $ 150-250 thousand). All the decorations were made in one piece.
Gina Lollobrigida often wore a watch with diamonds on the “snake” bracelet and very fond of suspension with “wild”, not cut diamonds, sitting in a piece of kimberlite. Stone diamond of Gina Lollobrigida was the present from De Beers.
During the years of fame, the actress has gathered an impressive collection of jewellery. Something she bought herself, others were donated by numerous admirers. Gina felt special affection for the Italian brand Bulgari, so the items presented in the auction for the most part were made by masters of this particular brand. “I love pearls and emeralds, and all precious stones. Each piece in my collection – a true work of art, made by the hands of these jewelry artists”, – said Gina.
“The best cosmetics – is love”, said Gina Lollobrigida. Gina believes that “a woman should look like a flower – sweet and lovely”, so prefer natural makeup and harmony of colors. Use a concealer of “porcelain” shade, evenly on the face and neck. Emphasize Cheeks with creamy blush.
Gina’s eyes – wide open and a little naive. She uses a liquid eyeliner or eye pencil in black and draws a line along the edge of the average thickness of the upper eyelid. All shades are cover with the upper eyelid skin tones such as golden beige. In the outer corner added a little dark purple.