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How to Buy Real Bulgari Jewelry

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Jeweler to the Hollywood stars, socialites and lovers of high fashion, no luxury jewelry house does glamour quite like Bulgari. Heavily inspired by ancient Roman architecture, Bulgari has captivated jewelry lovers with their structured and richly adorned creations. However, as a highly acclaimed luxury jewelry brand, it is inevitable that counterfeit Bulgari pieces have made their way into the market. To prevent yourself from getting duped by fakes, check out our guide to learn how to spot real Bulgari jewelry.

How to Spot Real Bulgari Jewelry

Bulgari jewelry is crafted with numerous hallmarks which help to distinguish fakes from genuine pieces. While having Bulgari jewelry authenticated by a luxury jewelry expert is the best way to be absolutely ensure that you have genuine jewelry, we have gathered our top tips to help you spot real Bulgari jewelry.  

Stamps:

  • All genuine Bulgari jewelry is stamped with the brand’s name, respective metal type and “MADE IN ITALY.”
  • As Bulgari uses the classic Latin alphabet when printing their name, the “U” is replaced with a “V” and is written as “BVLGARI.” Counterfeits often overlook this spelling.
  • Authentic rings are stamped with their respective size on the inside of the band while fakes may have a random number printed or no number at all.
  • Real Bulgari jewelry boxes and shopping bags are stamped with the brand’s name in gold. The outer jewelry boxes are stamped on the lid while inner boxes feature stamping on their lid as well as inside the box.
  • All stamping will be clean, evenly spaced and easily legible.

Materials:

  • Bulgari only uses 18k gold, platinum, silver and steel for their jewelry.
  • Bulgari is known for their affinity for gemstones and use high quality diamonds, pearls, malachite and turquoise among other colorful gemstones in their jewelry. Poorly cut, cloudy or abraded gemstones are big red flags.  
  • Imitation jewelry is commonly made with cheap materials and will feel lighter than their authentic counterparts.
  • The cheap materials that imitation Bulgari jewelry is made with will fade over time. This is especially noticeable in the interior of imitation rings.

Construction:

  • Fake Bulgari jewelry can have rough, unfinished edges.
  • Authentic B. Zero 1 rings compress and expand when pressed as opposed to fakes which are typically made of a solid piece of metal with etched grooves.
  • Serpenti rings and bracelets are made with individual links that look like scales to make the jewelry flexible and easy to put on. Fakes are usually made with a solid piece of metal.

Where to buy real Bulgari jewelry?

Have our tips for spotting real Bulgari jewelry inspired you to buy Bulgari jewelry of your own? At Gemma by WP Diamonds, we believe in making luxury jewelry affordable for everyone. Shop from designer luxury jewelry brands such as Bulgari, Tiffany & Co. and Harry Winston at prices up to 80% off retail. All of our Bulgari jewelry is pre-owned and authenticated by our team of luxury jewelry experts with decades of industry experience. With our fantastic savings, wide collection of luxury jewelry, easy monthly payment options with our partner Affirm and free US shipping, shopping for Bulgari jewelry has never been more enjoyable.  

Our favorite Bulgari jewelry

From bracelets, necklaces, rings and earrings, explore our favorite pieces from the Italian jewelry house.

Bracelets

             
                 

    Bulgari B Zero 1 Three Spirals Soft Bracelet in 18K 3 Tone Gold

    OUR PRICE: $1,500

    40% OFF

    Estimated Retail Price: $2,500

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    Bulgari Parentesi Diamond Bracelet in 18K White Gold (1.50 CTW)

    OUR PRICE: $5,400

    33% OFF

    Estimated Retail Price: $8,000

    Starting at $502/month with Affirm.  Prequalify now

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    Bulgari Spiga Wrap Diamond Bracelet in 18K Yellow Gold 3.5 CTW

    OUR PRICE: $35,000

    50% OFF

    Estimated Retail Price: $70,000

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    Necklaces

               
                   

      Bulgari B Zero 1 Black Enamel Pendant in 18K Rose Gold

      OUR PRICE: $2,100

      30% OFF

      Estimated Retail Price: $3,000

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      Bulgari Diamond Necklace in 18K Rose Gold 0.25 CTW

      OUR PRICE: $3,600

      40% OFF

      Estimated Retail Price: $6,000

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      Bulgari Flora Sapphire & Diamond Necklace in 18KT Gold 2.24 CTW

      OUR PRICE: $21,000

      60% OFF

      Estimated Retail Price: $52,000

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      Rings

                 
                     

        Bulgari B Zero 1 Ring in 18K Rose Gold

        OUR PRICE: $1,500

        38% OFF

        Estimated Retail Price: $2,400

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        Bulgari Flip Diamond & Onyx Ring in 18KT White Gold 0.07 CTW

        OUR PRICE: $1,950

        25% OFF

        Estimated Retail Price: $2,600

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        Bulgari Serpenti Garnet Tubogas Ring in 18K Yellow Gold

        OUR PRICE: $2,500

        38% OFF

        Estimated Retail Price: $4,000

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        Earrings

                   
                       

          Bulgari Lucea Pearl & Diamond Drop Earring in 18K White Gold 0.5 CTW

          OUR PRICE: $2,850

          50% OFF

          Estimated Retail Price: $5,700

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          Bulgari Piramide Diamond Earrings in 18K White Gold 0.58 CTW

          OUR PRICE: $5,500

          31% OFF

          Estimated Retail Price: $8,000

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          Bulgari B.zero1 Diamond Hoop Earring in 18K White Gold (1.08 CTW)

          OUR PRICE: $9,900

          32% OFF

          Estimated Retail Price: $14,620

          Starting at $919/month with Affirm.  Prequalify now

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